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Obie Hamilton Brooks

Obie Hamilton Brooks

Male 1938 - 2020  (82 years)

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  • Name Obie Hamilton Brooks  [1
    Born 2 Jan 1938  Providence, Union, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Dec 2020  Gainesville, Alachua, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mr. Obie Hamilton Brooks, age 82, of Lake City, Florida went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 22, in the Shands at University of Florida Medical Center, Gainesville, Florida following an extended illness.

      Mr. Brooks was born in the Providence community of Union County and lived most of his life in Lake City, Florida. He worked as a registered respiratory therapist (RRT) with the V.A. Medical Center, Lake City, Florida for over 44 years. After his retirement, he was a volunteer for Shands Lake Shore Auxiliary. He was a charter member of Everybody’s Tabernacle, now Victory Assembly of God Church in Ellisville. He attended Providence Village Baptist Church and Hopeful Baptist Church.

      Mr. Brooks loved his garden by the highway, fishing with his grandchildren and spending time with his entire family.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, Vollon C. and Selena Williams Brooks and four siblings, Ed Brooks, Jack Brooks, Bob Brooks and Ben Brooks.

      He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Myrna Brooks of Lake City, Florida: one son, Rodney (Michelle) Brooks of Atlanta, Georgia: two daughters, Rhonda Kay (Leroy) Sherrod of Lake City, Florida and Michelle (Shawn) Barnett of Jacksonville, Florida: one sister, Carol (Paul) Lewis of Lake Butler, Florida: six grandchildren, Tyler Sherrod, Rhett Barnett, Bradley Barnett, Raegan Brooks, Rylee Brooks and Ryann Brooks, as well as, numerous nieces and nephews.

      A home-going celebration of Mr. Brooks will be held at 11 A.M. Wednesday, Dec. 30, in the Hopeful Baptist Church with Rev. Mark Cunningham officiating.

      Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Lake City, Florida.

      Visitation for Mr. Brooks will be held from 10 to 11 A.M. Wednesday (One hour before services.) at the church.

      GUERRY FUNERAL HOME, 2659 S.W. Main Blvd., Lake City, Florida is in charge of arrangements. www.guerryfuneralhome.net

      Social Distancing and masks will be exercised per the family's request.

      Live stream of the service will be available at https://www.hopefulbaptist.com

      On site only, radio broadcast of the service will be available at 91.5 FM

      https://www.guerryfuneralhome.net/obituary/Obie-Brooks
    Person ID I40898  tng Genealogy

    Father Living 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Selena Williams,   b. 28 Oct 1908, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1998, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F15264  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Family ID F15267  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jan 1938 - Providence, Union, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Dec 2020 - Gainesville, Alachua, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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  • Sources 
    1. [S350] Florida Marriage Collection, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;).
      Record for Obie Hamilton Brooks
      https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=8784&h=1967992&indiv=try