2018-08-04 / Obituaries

Joe Louis Brooks

Mr. Joe Louis Brooks, age 67, of 633 Haywood Bailey Road, departed this life Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 in Roxboro Nursing Center. He was a native of Person County, was a 1969 graduate of Person County High School and a U.S. Navy veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rayvon Pearce Brooks and Edna Bailey Brooks; one brother, Rayvon Brooks, Jr. and one sister, Barbara J. Brooks.

He is survived by one son, Joe Louis Brooks, Jr. (Eliza) of Roxboro; two sisters, Regina Gilmore and Joyce Christopher, both of Upper Marlboro, Maryland; one niece, Theresa Williams of Greensboro; two nephews, Linwood Rayvon Gilmore of Forestville, Maryland and Marcus W. Christopher of Upper Marlboro, Maryland; one great-niece, Revonda Williams of Greensboro; and a host of other loving additional relatives and friends.

The funeral service will be Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 at 12 p.m. in the Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. George Harris, Jr. officiating and providing the eulogy. Burial with military honors will follow in the Prospect Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, 301 Bethel Hill School Road, Roxboro, NC 27574. The family will receive friends Tuesday at the funeral home from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. when his body will lie in state.

Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors are in charge of the service of comfort for Mr. Joe Louis Brooks.

Online condolences may be expressed at cunninghamnelsonfuneralhome.com.

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