Walter William Brooks Jr.

Walter William Brooks, Jr. 81, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away on October 16, 2013. Walt, born April 9, 1932 to Walter, Sr. and Gladys Brooks, passed at his home in Tucson, AZ with family at his side. He is survived by his loving wife Lillian, and dear children, Patricia, Robert, David (Debbi), James (Debbie) and Kathleen. He is also survived by nine grandchildren, Rebecca, Brian (Michelle), Emily, Scott, Cory, Matthew, Ryan, Nicholas, Danielle, a great-grandchild, Dylan, and several cousins. Walt served his country faithfully as a U.S. Marine during the Korean War and lived his life by the values instilled in him by the Corps. He enjoyed golf, travel and was an avid sports fan. He will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by his family and friends. A memorial service is pending and arrangements have been entrusted to MARANA MORTUARY AND CEMETERY. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project (

Funeral Home

Carrillo's Tucson Mortuary - Tucson
204 S. Stone Ave.  Tucson, AZ 85701

Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Oct. 20, 2013