Edward "Cowboy" Brooks, Sr, was born on August 6, 1962 in Gary, Indiana. He was a lifelong resident; he graduated from West Side High School, class of 1981. Edward was a lifeguard, bus driver and great musician. He died on Thursday, 10/26/17 and he leaves to cherish his memory, his mother, Margaret Hines (Ellis) Brooks, his three children: RaShonda, Edward Jr. and Daniel, his two grandchildren, his brothers and sisters and a host of other relatives and friends. His services will be held at Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc., located at 2959 W. 11th Ave, Gary, IN 46404. Public viewing will take place on Tuesday, 10/31/17 from 12 noon to 8:00 pm; the Wake will be from 5-8 pm and his funeral will be held on Wednesday, 11/01/17 at 11:00 am. All viewing and services will take place at Guy & Allen Funeral Directors. There will be a repast to follow.
Published in Post-Tribune on Oct. 29, 2017.