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DONALD W. BROOKS

July 17, 1932 August 7, 2016
DONALD W. BROOKS
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Donald W. Brooks, the youngest of nine children was born July 17, 1932, to the late Rosena and Fillmore Brooks in Calvert County, Maryland. He departed this life on August 7, 2016, peacefully at his home in Lusby, Maryland, after a long illness.
Donald was educated in Calvert County public schools. He joined the Army and served for two years. After an honorable discharge from the Army, Donald worked at Sparrows Point for many years. Donald then drove dump trucks for different companies, and eventually started his own business driving tractor trailers “Owning his own tractor”. Donald also would help out in the neighborhood as a “Handyman” anyway he could.
August 26, 1956, Donald was united in holy matrimony to Zelma Jones.
Donald leaves to cherish his memory, devoted wife, Zelma Brooks; one son, Donnell (Linda); one daughter, Vera (Otho); one sister, Angela Bishop; grand-children, Donnell, Aliya, John, and Lauren; great-grandchildren, Jayla, Zaliyah, and James; special nephew, Thomas Washington; special friend, William (Dewey) Parrish; close friends, Earl Campbell, Mickey Lockes, William (Boy) Jefferson, Sewell Griffith, Carl Lockes, George Johnson, Richard Buck, Willie Buck (Boe Boe); and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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Visitation

Friday

12

Aug

10:00 AM 8/12/2016 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/12/2016 11:00:00 AM
Eastern UM Church

975 Eastern Church Road
Lusby, MD 20657

Eastern UM Church
975 Eastern Church Road Lusby 20657 MD
United States

Service

Friday

12

Aug

11:00 AM 8/12/2016 11:00:00 AM
Eastern UM Church

975 Eastern Church Road
Lusby, MD 20657

Eastern UM Church
975 Eastern Church Road Lusby 20657 MD
United States

Cemetery Details

Friday

12

Aug

1:45 PM 8/12/2016 1:45:00 PM
Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery

11301 Crain Highway
Cheltenham, MD 20623

Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery
11301 Crain Highway Cheltenham 20623 MD
United States
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