In Memoriam


BROTHER Wafer Brooks


Wafer “Dick” Brooks, 85, passed away Friday April 8, 2011 at Thompson Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore, Ky. He was a retired forklift operator for Ford Motor Co., a Navy veteran of WWII and Army veteran of the Korean War, also member of Excelsior Masonic Lodge # 258. He is preceded in death by his loving wife Catherine. Survivors include four daughters; Pam Springer, Rita Brooks, Betty Groves and Jenny Pitcock. Two brothers; Sam and Charles Brooks, 5; grandchildren, 15; great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grand daughter

Visitation will be Tuesday 2pm to 8pm at Owen Funeral Home 5317 Dixie Hwy. A Masonic Service on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 7:00pm. Please arrive at 6:30pm at the funeral home.

Published in The Courier-Journal on April 11, 2011.