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Jim Brooks

August 21, 1947 — April 25, 2024

Jim Brooks was born August 21, 1947 in Martin, Tennessee to Sam and Mildred Brooks. He served in Vietnam in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S Taluga AO-62. Jim married the love of his life, Helen Van Hooser, on August 30, 1967. Jim retired from Colonial Bread after working there for over 30 years. He went on to work as a courier for First Citizens Bank.

Jim is proceeded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Helen Brooks, daughter, Leann Brooks, David (Stephanie) Brooks, Danny (Lisa) Brooks. Grandchildren: Blake Buol, Lauren Seaton, Haley Brooks, Hannah Brooks, Matthew Brooks, Allison Brooks. Siblings: Diane (Virgil) Moore of Franklin, KY., Joe (Lisa) Brooks of Cleveland, Kathy Raymer of Cleveland.

Jim was a member of First Baptist Church where he loved First Touch ministry, greeting and driving the shuttle. Jim was a wonderful man, father, husband, brother, and friend. He will be remembered for his love of fishing, Nascar, and the Atlanta Braves. To know him was to love him. He will be dearly missed.

A visitation will be held on Monday, April 29, 2024 at Companion Funeral Home 2415 Georgetown Road NW, Cleveland, TN from 10am - 1pm; with service starting at 1pm, Joe Brooks officiating.  Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Cleveland, TN where military funeral honors will be rendered.  

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