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William L. Brooks Sr.

William “Bill” Lloyd Brooks Sr. went to be with the Lord on Dec. 25, 2017.

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He is predeceased by his parents, Shelton and Ruth Truitt and Laura Belle Brooks; and his brother, Jimmy Truitt. Bill retired from Rose’s Department Store after 44 years and was a lifetime fan of Alabama football … Roll Tide Roll!

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 52 years, Carolyn Mabe Brooks; sons, William L. Brooks Jr. and Rickey Brooks (Debi); daughter, Suzanne Brooks Hudgens (Branden); grandchildren, Brittany Brooks, Shayne Brooks and Tyler Hudgens; brothers, Jack Truitt (Michelle) and Calvin Brooks (Tammy).

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at Holland Cemetery, U.S. 58 and O’Kelly Drive, Suffolk, with Pastor Calvin Brooks officiating. A visitation will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk. The family is being assisted by R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory. Condolences may be offered at RWBakerFH.com.