Mr. Richard Hollis Brooks
- August 18, 1934 - June 13, 2012
- Winter Springs, Florida
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“Sorry for your loss
1 of 16 | Posted by: Florence Bernard - Concord , NH
“Deepest condolences for your loss. I am sorry to never have met Richard in person, only through stories shared by my brother, Casey.
May he...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Darcie Miles - East Burke, VT
“If you tell me dreams
I will show this place
you see with your eyes
the beauty of God's Grace
3 of 16 | Posted by: jeff brooks - topsham, ME
“The entire staff of Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Homes and Cemeteries wishes to extend their deepest sympathy to the family and friends during this...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home
“richard you will be dearly missed and i will alawys remerber the advice you gave me you were a very dear man of god and now your pain and suffering...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: sharon martin moreland - FL
“Just wanted to take a moment to thank all those who attended the funeral service in tribute to my dad last evening. Was a wonderful service and...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Thor Brooks - Saint Marys, GA
“We had lots of fun at family gatherings. My love to all the family.
7 of 16 | Posted by: Leota Harvey - Camden, AR
“Our sincere condolences to the family. Richard has been relieved of his pain and is happy to be with the Lord. Although this time is difficult for...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Jim & Henriette Brooks - NC
“May the blessings of Heaven rest upon the Brooks Family as you morn the lost of Richard. May you find peace in knowing that he is now in a better...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Benjamin W. & Dr. Nettie P. Adams
“May God's blessing be upon each of you in this time of grief.
10 of 16 | Posted by: Jim & Shirley Ramage - Yulee, FL
“Rest in peace with our heavenly father
11 of 16 | Posted by: Susan and Harvey Brooks - CA
“I will always cherish the times we had together,rest in peace,God Bless
12 of 16 | Posted by: Dave Brooks - Wiscasset, ME
“You were loved in life and in death I do the same. I will cherish the time we had together.I have many good memories. Forever in my heart. Your work...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Jeanne Martin - Casselberry, FL
“We will always remember Uncle Richard's sense of humor and the family visits of years ago. We send our deepest sympathies to his family and may he...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Lynett (Brooks) Westcott - NH
“We will miss our visits and the many great times we have shared over the years..May you rest in peace...with the Lord.
15 of 16 | Posted by: Gloria Brooks - Lancaster, , NH
“May my grandfather rest in peace with our Heavenly Father and Jesus.
16 of 16 | Posted by: Marie Reyes - Apple Valley, CA
On June 13 at 7:30 AM, the angels came and relieved Richard Brooks, 77 of Winter Springs, Florida, of his tremendous pain and suffering and took him home to be with the Lord.
Richard was born in Lancaster New Hampshire on August 18, 1934 to the late Hollis Brooks and Bernice Robinson.
Richard proudly served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam Era and retired in 1974 as a Master Chief Petty Officer.
As a young boy, Richard enjoyed hunting and fishing with his siblings in Northern New Hampshire. His love for the outdoors continued into adulthood, as he hiked a portion of the Appalachian Trail with his five children, was active in the Boy Scouts as a Scout Master, and was a Mentor and head Chef at a YMCA Camp in Northern Wisconsin.
Richard was an Advisor for United People In Christ (UPIC) and was active in leading the food bank ministry at a local church.
Richard was a devout Christian and dedicated his life over the last several years to saving the lost. He always helped everyone he could and had a special place in his heart for helping widows, orphans and homeless people.
Richard is survived by his siblings; John, James, David, Peggy and Beverly; his children; Ricky, Harvey, Thor, Richard and Holly; his grandchildren; Chris, Joey, William, Marie, Marilee, Mary Jean, Naomi, Jonathan, Sara, Emily and Christy; and eight great-grandchildren.