LINCOLNTON - Joseph Matthew Brooks, 79, of 3106 Startown Road, passed away Aug. 29, 2013, at Catawba Regional Hospice.
Mr. Brooks was born Aug. 12, 1934, in Gaston County, to the late Ralston Ulric and Margaret Roberta Lay Brooks.
His funeral will be noon Saturday at Marvin United Methodist Church.
Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the church prior to the service from 11 until 11:45 a.m.
Warlick Funeral Home in Lincolnton is serving the Brooks family.