William Thomas Brooks, Sr.
- December 28, 1923 - August 5, 2012
- Huntington, West Virginia
of William's Passing
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“Bill was a friend and fellow member at First Church. I have many fond memories of Bill, in particular, I remember, attending the first "Helper...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: David Brunk - Tucson, AZ - Friend
“Please accept our condolences. Uncle Bill was a kind and tender hearted man. A peace lover in all his ways. Peace to the family whom he deeply...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Cpt. and Mrs. Wm. Persinger - WV
“I'm so very sorry to hear of your loss. He as a kind & caring person. he will be missed but not forgotten. RIP Mr. Brooks!
3 of 15 | Posted by: Cindy Huffman Cogar - Huntington, WV
“I worked with Bill at ACME Machinery...sorry for your loss..
4 of 15 | Posted by: Paul Daniels - Huntington , WV
“I am so sorry for the loss of such a GOOD man but I know that he was greeted in Heaven with "Well done my good and faithful servant."
5 of 15 | Posted by: Richard Vital - Barboursville, WV
“Sorry to here of your lost our prayers are with you.
6 of 15 | Posted by: Raymond and Peggy Tallent - TN
“So sorry tolearn of Bill's passing. I send my love to the family.
7 of 15 | Posted by: Patricia Walker - Huntington, WV
“Our deepest sympathies to the entire Brooks Family. Mr. Brooks was a great man.
8 of 15 | Posted by: JoBe & Kellie Hope - Culloden, WV
“We want to extend our condolences to your family. Bill Brooks was an extraordinary man and will be missed by all who knew him.
9 of 15 | Posted by: Mary Weaks, Roger Fields, Julie and Mark Skinner, Linda King - KY
“We are sending you our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to your entire family. We join you in mourning the passing of a great man. You will continue...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Matt and Stacey McDanald, Alec Kusman, Peyton McDanald, Jackson - KY
“Uncle Bill, you have always been an example to the family of a loving son, father, grandfather,brother, and uncle. Your remembrances at UncleFranks...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Kay Lanham isaacs - Lexington, KY
“Dear Brooks Family,
So very sorry to hear of Uncle Bill's passing.
Know that you all are thought of at this time of sorrow. I pray God will...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Linda Hill - Dewittville, NY
“How well we remember looking forward to Uncle Bill and Nyta coming to the family reunions. May God comfort all of you during this time. Love you all.
13 of 15 | Posted by: Jim and Margaret Ann Gilpin Bryant, Frances Gilpin - WV
“I'm sorry I can't be there. I know Uncle Bill will be missed by the whole family and lots of friends. Love to all. And God bless. Terry
14 of 15 | Posted by: Terry. Isaacs - Pikeville, KY
William Thomas Brooks, Sr., 88, of Huntington, died Sunday, August 5, 2012 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Bill was born December 28, 1923 in Bluefield, W.Va., a son of the late John Wesley and Stella Mae Gilpin Brooks. In addition to his parents he was also preceded by two sisters and one brother. He was a WWII Navy Veteran and then served in the Army Reserves. He attended Marshall and WVU and retired from Acme Machinery Company as a Mechanical Engineer of mining equipment. Bill was a member of the First Presbyterian Church where he had served as Deacon and Elder, was Superintendent of Sunday School and was Assistant to the Interim Pastor in the late 1980's. He also served on the Board of Directors of Cabell Huntington Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Nyta Vale Parsons Brooks; four children and nine grandchildren, Sharyn Vale McDanald of Huntington (sons Dr. Darrick Matthew and wife Stacey and Paul Trevor), William T. Brooks, Jr of Huntington (Sons William Tyler and Adam Casey), Deborah Ann Nerhood and husband Dr. Robert Nerhood of Seabrook Island, S.C. (sons Dr. Justin Michael Nolte and wife Nicki, Robert Nerhood, II and wife Heather, Timothy Nerhood and wife Bree), Joseph Wesley Brooks and wife Jennifer of Huntington (daughters Jessica Woods and husband Bobby and Samantha Brooks); eight great-grandchildren, Alec Kusman, Peyton McDanald, Jackson McDanald, Ainsley Nolte, Kayleigh Nerhood, Nicholas Nerhood, Wyatt Nerhood and Wesley Nerhood and a sister Betty Isaacs of Hazard, Ky. Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at the First Presbyterian Church by Rev. Dr. John C. Minihan. Entombment will follow in Woodmere Abbey of Remembrance. Friends may call Tuesday from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary. In lieu of Flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to First Presbyterian Church.