SHELBY - Larry Dean Brooks, 58, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at his home. Born on Oct. 18, 1955, in Cleveland County, he was the son of the late Lonnie and Edna Annell Wright Brooks.
Larry was a member of Eastside Baptist Church. He worked at DM&E for over 25 years. Larry was a social person who made friends wherever he went and always did for others. He enjoyed grilling out and cruising in his special Nova.
Larry is survived by his wife of 36 years, Kathy Hall Brooks; a son, Jamie Hall of Shelby; a sister, Linda Brooks Moore and husband Dannie of Shelby; a brother-in-law, Larry Hall and wife Donna of Hickory; an aunt, Mary Barnett of Shelby; four grandchildren, Elaine Hall, Cameron Hall, Jayda Hall, and Abby Hall; two nephews, Lucas Walker and Chris Hamrick; several other nieces and nephews; special friends and co-workers; and his loving faithful companion, "Lucy."
Visitation: The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the sanctuary.
Celebration of life service: 12 p.m. Saturday at Elizabeth Baptist Church
Officiated by: Dr. Rit Varriale
Burial: Will follow in the church cemetery
Memorials: May be made to: Benevolence Fund, c/o Elizabeth Baptist Church, 301 N. Post Road, Shelby NC 28150.
Funeral home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.
Online guest registry: www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com