Robert L. Brooks (1952 - 2018)

  • "RIP Bobby. Many have knowledge but being able to teach &..."
    - Ret. CO Gilbert Demichele
  • "Captain Brooks...The first time I met you was in recruit..."
    - Paula Fedarko
  • "Sharon, my deepest sympathies to you and your family. My..."
    - Caroline Miller
  • "Good bye my friend, we will all miss you. LT.R. Ehrenkaufer"
  • "Condolences for the family. God be with each of you during..."
    - Susie Lemacks

Robert L. Brooks
11/28/1952 - 09/06/2018
Robert L. Brooks, 65, of Constantine, MI and Port Orange, FL, passed away September 6, 2018, in Luther, MI, surrounded by his family and friends. Bob graduated from Three Rivers High School in 1970 and went on to become certified in Emergency Medical Training, Firefighting, and Criminal Justice. Bob has held many jobs over the years. While in Michigan, he worked as a County Animal Control Officer, Coachman Industries, Centreville Fire and Rescue EMT, and Three Rivers Ambulance Service where he met his wife, Sharon (Heslet). The two were married in Three Rivers on November 24, 1984. While living in Port Orange, FL, Bob started his career at the Department of Corrections and worked his way up to Captain, retiring in 2008.Hired by Daytona State College, he taught basic recruiting classes for Corrections, was a CPR and First Aid Instructor, and a Range Master and Master Armorer at Tomoka Correctional Institute. He enjoyed fixing guns, fishing, four-wheeling, hunting, playing card games, and cherished time spent with his family. Surviving Bob are his wife Sharon of Constantine, MI and Port Orange, FL, daughter Elizabeth (Brian) Hayes, Las Vegas, son Robbie Brooks, Port Orange, FL, step daughter Rachel Berny, grandchildren Jenna and Kayla Hayes, six surviving siblings in MI, and close friends Paul Houser, Brad Balk and Bill Balk. There will be a memorial service held in Port Orange, FL at a later date to be announced. Online condolences can be left for the family at
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235 West Burr Oak Street PO Box 185
Centreville, MI 49032
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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal from Sept. 11 to Sept. 12, 2018