Mr. Edward Eugene Brooks, age 63, passed away, January 12, 2014 at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Gainesville, FL. Mr. Brooks was a member of Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church, employed with the Alachua County School Board, and a Veteran of the United States Army.

He is survived by his siblings, David Brooks, San Antonio, TX, Donald Trapp (Priscilla), Gloria Foreman, Christine Brooks, all of Gainesville, FL, Doris Trapp, Miami, FL; step-son, Andre L. Faison, Gainesville, FL, and devoted companion, Elizabeth Brooks, Gainesville, FL.

Funeral Services for Mr. Brooks will be held, 11:00am, Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church, Elder Alvin Ford, Pastor, Minister Harry Jones, Officiating; burial will follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Chestnut Funeral Home, Inc., 18 N.W. 8th Avenue, Gainesville, FL.

Mr. Brooks will repose in the Chestnut Memorial Chapel on Friday, January 17, 2014 from 2:00 until 7:00pm, and on Saturday at the Church from 10:00am until the hour of service. Family and friends are asked to meet on Saturday at the home of Ms. Elizabeth Brooks, 1408 S.E. 17th Dr., Gainesville, FL, at 10:15am to form the cortege.


Funeral Home

Chestnut Funeral Home - Gainesville
18 NW 8th Avenue  Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 372-2537

Published in Gainesville Sun from Jan. 16 to Jan. 17, 2014