CENTRAL CITY – Robert William Brooks, 81, of Central City, died Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 10:00PM at Maple Manor Healthcare in Greenville. Mr. Brooks was born August 16, 1929 in Nashville, TN. He was a cost accountant with Ayr-Gem Mines and was a member of First Baptist Church in Central City, Mr. Brooks was a US Army veteran, serving during World War II and with the Military Police. He was on the City Council for twelve years, was a Little League coach for six years, and was past president of Central City Band Boosters. He was preceded in death by his mother, Gertie Brooks, and uncle, Herbert Brooks. Survivors include his wife, Wanda Lee Toll Brooks; a son, Robert Jonathan (Lori) Brooks of Greenville; a daughter, Cindy Brooks (Robert) Ragland of Paducah; grandchildren Christina Brooks (Beau) Maurer, Laura (Todd) Goodwin, and Jon Christopher Brooks; great-grandchildren Brooks Goodwin, Baylor Maurer, and Caroline Brooks Maurer. Funeral services will be Friday, January 7, 2011 at 1:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with Rev. Bob Lowery officiating, assisted by Rev. Jerrod Brown. Visitation will be Friday after 11:00AM at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Alzheimers Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.
GREENVILLE – Robert Jonathan Brooks (Robby Jon), age 61, formerly of Greenville, died in Huntsville, Alabama on Sunday, October 6, 2019. He was a member of Local 40 Boilermakers Union and employed at Shawnee Steam Plant in Paducah and Paradise Steam Plant in Muhlenberg County. He worked as Site Manager for Day & Zimmerman, and retired as Vice President of Eastern Operations for Synterprise in Wisconsin. Rob is survived by his wife, Lori Edwards Brooks; his son, Jon Christopher Brooks (Bethaney); two grandchildren, Lillian Grace and Robert Graham Brooks; two step sons, Kenan Hunter and Devin Hunter; one step grandson, Clint Jackson Hunter; one sister, Cindy Brooks Ragland (Bob); two nieces, Christina McCalister Maurer (Beau) and Laura McCalister Goodwin (Todd); two great nephews, Brooks Lundahl Goodwin and Baylor Griffith Maurer; and one great niece, Caroline Brooks Maurer. He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert William Brooks and Wanda Toll Brooks. Funeral services will be Saturday, October 12, 2019, at 11:00AM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Rev. Roger Heltsley officiating. Burial in Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Boilermaker rites will be held on Saturday at 10:00AM at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Alzheimer’s Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.