(Orange, Texas)


December 26, 2013

Edgar Leon Brooks

ORANGE —    Services for Edgar Leon Brooks, 79, of Kilgore will be held at 3:00 P.M. Saturday, December 28, 2013 at The General Assembly and Church of the First Born in Tryon, OK, with Mr. Robert Smith officiating. Burial will follow at the Parkland Cemetery in Agra, OK. Services are under the direction of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore. Mr. Brooks passed away on Thursday, December 19, 2013 in Kilgore.

   Edgar was born on June 30, 1934, in Chandler, OK, to the late Albert and Birdie Brooks. He graduated from high school and had a career as an industrial bricklayer for 40 years until his retirement. He married the love of his life Dorothea and they spent the next 55 years making many happy and loving memories. He loved to work on his farm and collecting knives and guns. His family was the joy and light of his life, spending time with them was his source of strength and he will be greatly missed by all whose lives he has touched.

   Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Paula (John) Teague of Kilgore and Sherri Durkin of TN; son, Eddie Brooks, Jr. of TN; sister, Lois Kanady of OK; brother, Eldridge (Genora) Brooks of OK; 4 granddaughters; 2 grandsons; 6 great granddaughters and 3 great grandsons.

   He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, 3 brothers and 3 sisters.

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