Ronnie Brooks (1938 - 2017)

  • "I am sorry about your loss of a great man. Over the years..."
    - Floyd Workheiser
  • "Venita, I know how sad you are now with the passing of your..."
  • "Deepest condolences to Venita and family. Ronnie was among..."
    - Jay Gurley
  • "Venita, Ricky, Kimmy and families, we extend to you our..."
  • "So sorry for your loss Ricky, he was a wonderful man,..."
    - Ralph Gomez

Wolfforth- Ronnie Brooks, 79, of Wolfforth, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Thursday, November 9, at Covenant Medical Center, surrounded by his family that he loved.

Ronnie was born October 2, 1938 to Neely and Elsie Brooks of Tahoka, where he graduated High School, continuing on to Texas Tech.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Venita Shipley Brooks; children, Ricky Brooks and wife Becca of Welch; Kimmy Hayes and husband Tommy of Lubbock; grandchildren, Trey Hayes and wife Rebecca, Tye Hayes and wife Kara, Wendy Teeter and husband Clay, Holly Cotten and husband Casey, all of Lubbock and six great-grandchildren. Three brothers, Joe Brooks and wife Jerry, Neely Brooks, Jr. and wife Donna, and Gary Brooks all of Tahoka, and many nieces and nephews.

Ronnie was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Richard all of Tahoka.

A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Resthaven Funeral Home. Graveside services were held at Resthaven Memorial Park. Services are under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home.

The family suggests memorials to the .

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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Nov. 15 to Nov. 16, 2017
Arrangements under the direction of:
Resthaven Funeral Home & Cemetery
5740 West 19th Street | Lubbock, TX 79407 | (806) 791-6200
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