Obituary of Richard Brooks, Sr.
Memorial services for Richard “Dicky” Brooks, Sr., age 94, of Hickory Flat will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 1:00 PM from Standing Rock United Methodist Church.
Mr. Brooks passed away Friday, March 23, 2018, at Tanner Medical-East Alabama Center in Wedowee.
Survivors include: two daughters, Karen P. Daniel (husband, James) and Debra Caldwell (husband, Jesse), both of Roanoke; two sons, Richard Clinton Brooks, Jr., of Hickory Flat and Thomas Steven “Bama” Brooks of Roanoke; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
A Fairfax, AL native, Mr. Brooks was born on September 16, 1923. He was a World War II Army veteran and worked in maintenance at West Point Pepperell. Mr. Brooks was preceded in death by his father, Sidney Clark Brooks, Sr.; his mother, Ada Mae Jinx Brooks; his wife, Frances Hudson Brooks; and three brothers, Glenn Brooks, Sr., Sidney Brooks, Jr., and Herron Brooks.
A memorial service will be held at Standing Rock United Methodist Church at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Compassus Hospice, 4455 Hwy 431, Roanoke, AL 36274, or Standing Rock United Methodist Church, 3465 Co Rd 278, Five Point, AL 36855. Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.