WASHINGTON C.H.: A funeral service for James W. "Jim" Brooks, age 83, of Washington Court House, Ohio formerly of Newark, Ohiowill be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at the Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral Service .
Burial will take place at Perryton Cemetery.(Licking County, Ohio)
Mr. Brooks passed away on Friday, January 4, 2013 at Fayette County Memorial Hospital.
He was born October 20, 1929 in Alexandria, Ohio to the late Oscar W. and Amy A. (Mitchell) Brooks.
Jim retired from Owens Corning Fiberglas.
He was a member of the Church of Christ in W.C.H. and was a former member of Marne United Methodist Church in Newark.
He is survived by a step-daughter, Beverly (Jim) Moore of Washington C.H., a step-son, Greg (Nancy) Hitchcock of Heath, Ohio; grandchildren, Kim Merrill (Bruce), Curtis (Tina) Thoma, Greg Hitchcock and fiancée, Angel, Crystal Hitchcock and fiancé, Todd; Max Craig Corns, Bethany (Beau) Shaw and James Blake Moore; fourteen great-grandchildren; thirteen great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Sara Byers of Newark, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wives, Gladys and Lauretta June; by a granddaughter, Wendy Edgerley; two great-grandchildren; five brothers and their spouses, Oscar (Betty), Lewis (Betty), Kenneth, Francis and Wynette (Jean) Brooks; and brother-in-law, Forrest Wayne Byers.
Friends may call from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan 10 prior to the service at the funeral home, 59 North Fifth Street, Newark, Ohio.
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