Brooks, Philip R.; Holt, MI Loving and caring father, husband and son, age 48, passed away on December 23, 2004. He was born on October 19, 1956 in Murray, KY. Mr. Brooks was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy and was a senior control board operator at the Lansing Board of Water and Light. Surviving are: his wife of 14 years, Yolanda; 2 daughters, Heather Ann and Chelsie Marie; son, Aaron Robert; his parents, Doug and Jean Brooks of Holt; father, Phil (Glenda) Archer of Mayfield, KY; 3 brothers, David of Holt, Bill of Lake City, MI and Philip Shea (Janna) A! rcher of Kentucky; 4 sisters, Terri (Dick) Gober of Holt, Missy (Royce) Roach of Kentucky, Phyllis (Joe) Hayden of Indiana and Kathy (Dale) Csea of Kentucky; grandmother, Lettie "Mamaw" Dunn of Holt; mother-in-law, Carol Casanova of Lansing; 2 brothers-in-law, Steven, and Daniel (Becky) Casanova, all of Lansing. Also surviving are many aunts uncles nieces and nephews. He will be dearly missed, as he was well liked and had many friends. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Robert "Gandy" Dunn, as well as his brother Mark Brooks. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, December 29, 2004, at Olivet Baptist Church, 5455 W. Willoughby Rd., Lansing, with the Rev. Edgar L. Owens officiating. The family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. Memorial contributions may be made to Philip R. Brooks Memorial Fund to benefit his children.
Published in the Lansing State Journal - December 26, 2004