BROOKER, MARVIN A., JR.
Marvin A. Brooker, Jr., 83, of Gainesville, FL passed away on October 9, 2012. Born in Gainesville, he was a graduate of Harding College in Searcy, AR and the University of Florida, receiving degrees in Journalism and Business Administration. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, serving in the Army Occupation of Germany. He served as VP and President and retired from Alachua County Abstract Company after 50 years of service. He was Past President of the Florida Land Title Assoc., Deacon at University City Church of Christ for 56 years, and 50 year member of the Kiwanis Club of Gainesville where he served as President and FL District Lt. Governor. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Inez; daughter, Sandra Brooker; son, Don (Donna) Brooker, all of Gainesville; brother, Dr. Ralph Brooker of St. Petersburg, FL; sister, Sue Rowand of Lake City, FL; and two grandsons, Wess and Michael. A gathering of friends and family will be from 10:30 - 11:30AM on Sat., Oct. 13, 2012 at University City Church of Christ, 4626 NW 8th Avenue, Gainesville. A memorial service will follow at 11:30AM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the church's College Ministry. Please sign the guestbook at www.VeteransFuneralCare.com.
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Published in Gainesville Sun from October 11 to October 12, 2012