William T. "Billy" Brooks Jr., 85, of Buffalo, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville.
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A U.S. Army veteran, he was a member of Buffalo Baptist Church, a farmer and retired postmaster at Buffalo Post Office after 31 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William T. Brooks Sr. and Tommie Hickerson Brooks; and a sister, Eileen Rogers.
He is survived by his wife, Dixie Crump Brooks; a daughter, Debbie Holt of Hodgenville; three sons, Willie (Kim) Brooks of Smithland, Bobby (Alison) Brooks of Buffalo and Charlie (Alexandrea) Brooks of Chicago; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
The funeral is at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with the Rev. Gordon McDowell officiating. Burial follows in Buffalo Cemetery.
Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and continues at 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home
208 West Water Street
Hodgenville, KY 42748
Published in The News-Enterprise on Jan. 22, 2014