Mills Elton "Bud" Brooks, 84, of Mt. Orab, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at the Medicenter Mt. Orab in Mt. Orab. He was a retired maintenance supervisor for Borden Chemical, a member of the New Harmony Masonic Lodge F &AM 435, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, the Order of the Eastern Star, a United States Korean War Navy veteran, former Pike Township Trustee, Farmer, fisherman and trapper. He was born Aug. 20, 1929 in Locust Ridge, the son of the late Mills Ernest and Magnolia "Nola" Pearl (Ogden) Brooks. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters – Lenore Hayes and Helen Ware; one brother – Ernest Brooks; one granddaughter and one great granddaughter.
Mr. Brooks is survived by his wife of 50 years – Deloris Brooks; five daughters – Becky Malott and husband Tim of Mt. Orab, Patricia Lucas and husband Gaylord of Yucca, Arizona, Sue Lang and husband Ronnie of Georgetown, Karen Chaney and husband Jim of Douglasville, Ga. and Donna Marsh (Joe Greico) of Paxton, Ill.; two sisters – Wanetta Dunn of Mt. Orab, and Janet Casada and husband Frank of Mt. Orab; one brother – Charles Brooks of Georgetown; beloved dog – Moses; eight grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 at Cahall Funeral Home in Mt.Orab. Mike Starkey will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 – 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment will be in the New Harmony Cemetery, Williamsburg, with military services by the Carey-Bavis American Legion Post 180 of Georgetown.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the
, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Okla. 73123-17158 or the Mt. Orab Life Squad, 115 Spice Street, Mt. Orab, Ohio 45154.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.Cahallfuneralhomes.com.