Thomas Ray Brooks, Sr., 59, of Waterloo, IA, formally of Keokuk, died July 28, 2018, in Waterloo, IA.
Tom was born on June 25, 1959, in Keokuk, Iowa, the son of James William and Norma Joan Hewitt Brooks. He lived in Keokuk until he moved to Waterloo fifteen years ago. He was employed with Warren Transport as a mechanic. Tom enjoyed restoring antiques, collecting rocks, arrowheads, enjoyed his house plants and garden. He was an avid Cardinal fan.
Tom is survived by his two sons, Thomas Ray (Monica) Brooks of Trezevant, TN and Jeremy Earl Brooks of Lakeland, FL., one daughter Randi Nichole Brooks of St. Louis, MO; seven grandchildren, two brothers Buzz (Connie) Brooks of Keokuk, IA and Randy (Joan) Brooks of Omaha, NB, two sisters Lynn (Robert) Morgan and Lori Brackelsberg both of Keokuk, IA; aunts, uncles and several nieces and nephews.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents.
A graveside services will be held at 3:00 PM, Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Oakland Cemetery, Keokuk, IA.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at DeJong-Greaves Celebration of Life Center on 917 Blondeau Street, in Keokuk, family will greet friends from 1:00 PM to 2:45 PM. Following the graveside service a gathering of friends and family will meet at KC Hall.
Tom worked with my Dad Izzy for many years. We really enjoyed the time we got to spend when he had us over for get togethers! He was such a kind and great Man! We are very sorry for your loss and are here if you need anything. - Anderson Family
Buzz and Randy I am so sorry to hear about Tom. Please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
With the Con-Trol Family I want to communicate to your family our sympathy.
You touched our lives.
Design, Machining & CMC Manager
ConTrol 2425 GT Dr.
Waterloo Iowa 50703
I LOVE YOU AND WILL MISS YOU FOREVER.
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