Earl Thomas Brooks
Earl Thomas Tom Brooks, age 66, of East Whitney Avenue, Shelby, died unexpectedly Thursday, May 1, 2008 at Med Central Shelby Hospital.
He was born August 18, 1941 in Richland County, Ohio the son of the late Earl M. and Josephine R. (Rock) Brooks
He retired from Copperweld in Shelby in 2005 after 38 years of service.
Tom was a member of Taylortown Community Church. He enjoyed cars, attending car shows and watching horse racing. He loved the outdoors. Tom’s greatest pleasure was spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.
Tom is survived by 2 sons and spouses, Rick and Robin Brooks of Mansfield, and Michael and Deborah Brooks of Savannah; 4 grandchildren Amber, Nathan, Chris, and Tiffany Brooks; 2 brother, Charles Bill and Alma Brooks of Shelby, James and Glenda Brooks of Shelby;
a brother-in-law, Kenneth Bishop of Wadsworth, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice K. (Searls) Brooks in 2003, 2 sisters, Dolores Jean Hartz and Shirley Bea Bishop, and a brother-in-law Robert Hartz.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 PM on Sunday, May 4, 2008 at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Funeral services will be Monday, May 5, 2008 at 11:00 AM at Taylortown Community Church, with Rev. Doug Tackett officiating. Burial will be in Richland Church of the Brethren Cemetery on Linn Road. Memorial expressions may be made to Med Central Hospice.
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