Mr. Richard “Dinky” Brooks

Published 9:48 am Tuesday, April 24, 2018

HICKORY FLAT, Ala. — Memorial services for Richard “Dicky” Brooks, 94, of the Hickory Flat community, will be held Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 1 p.m. EDT from the Standing Rock United Methodist Church.

Mr. Brooks passed away Friday, March 23, 2018, at Tanner Medical-East Alabama Center in Wedowee, Ala.

Survivors include: two daughters, Karen P. Daniel (husband, James) and Debra Caldwell (husband, Jesse), both of Roanoke; two sons, Richard Clinton Brooks, Jr., of Hickory Flat and Thomas Steven “Bama” Brooks of Roanoke; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

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A Fairfax, Ala. native, Mr. Brooks was born on September 16, 1923.  He was a World War II Army veteran and worked in maintenance at WestPoint Pepperell.  Mr. Brooks was preceded in death by his father, Sidney Clark Brooks, Sr.; his mother, Ada Mae Jinx Brooks; his wife, Frances Hudson Brooks; and three brothers, Glenn Brooks, Sr., Sidney Brooks, Jr., and Herron Brooks.

A memorial service will be held at Standing Rock United Methodist Church at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Compassus Hospice, 4455 Hwy 431, Roanoke, AL 36274, or Standing Rock United Methodist Church, 3465 Co Rd 278, Five Points, AL 36855.  Online condolences may be expressed