Jarod Curtis Brand of Petrolia passed away suddenly on Saturday, October 27, 2012, the day after his 33rd birthday. Jarod will be missed by his parents David and Catharine Brand, his sisters Lynn (Rich) Palmer, and Becky Brand, his brother Trevor (Jessica) Brand, and niece and nephews Rachael, Aivrey, and Aiden. He will also be remembered by his grandmothers Dorothy Lyons and Ruth Brand and his many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Visitors will be received on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia. Cremation has taken place and a service remembering Jarod will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 from New Life Assembly, 421 Oozloffsky St., Petrolia. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Brain Injury Association of London and Region (www.braininjurylondon.on.ca). Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com.