Brooks James D. "Doc" Brooks, passed away January 15, 2014. Preceded in death by parents Adelebert and Rita Brooks, step son Johnny Stine. Survived by loving wife, Bessie; daughters, Rebecca, Carolyn, Mellissa; sons, James and Michael; 15 grandchildren; brothers, Michael, Patrick and Robert Brooks; sisters, Mary Jo Boldizsar, Ruth Ann Sumner, Adele Huffman and Rita Hall. Retired Navy, 1994. Was a Marine Fire and Rescue Firefighter and EMT for over 30 years. Memorial February 9 at 5 p.m. at Potter's House Church, 3220 Lowell Dr., Columbus, OH. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Diabetes Foundation.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Feb. 2, 2014