Edward Brooks Sr.
1962 - 2017
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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.

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Published in Post-Tribune on Oct. 29, 2017.
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November 5, 2017
I send my heartfelt love and condolences to the family during this hour of loss! On behalf of my mother (Thelma Nelson-Bullock, and the entire Nelson family. Love to all.

Madlyn Nelson-Harper
Madlyn Harper
November 4, 2017
We were saddened to hear that your son passed away. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Arletta and Jerry Lockett.
Arletta Lockett
November 3, 2017
My deepest sympathies for your loss, May the God of all comfort bring your family peace . Romans 12:12
November 2, 2017
My Son
M. Brooks
November 1, 2017
Praying for you June and your family
Crystal Dennis-Bond
November 1, 2017
Rest in peace Ed. You will truly be missed.
The Mabon family
October 31, 2017
My deepest heart felt condolences goes out to the Brooks family.
Vanessa Reed
October 30, 2017
Hearing of Edward's passing was hard. Praying for God's strength to God's faithful family. Praying.
October 30, 2017
We are praying for the family, our hearts are with you. We love you.

Kenneth, Carrie and Lisa Horton
October 30, 2017
Always in our heart and mind!
Our Hearts go out to FAMILY, you will be missed cousin Edward.
Shirley Booth
October 29, 2017
To June Ellis and the Brooks Family,
I'm sorry about the passing of your loved one. I pray that you will find strength in the God of all comfort during this difficult time.
Portia Patt-Jackson
October 29, 2017
Our hearts and prayers are with you and your family...The Nelson Family
Tan Nelson
October 29, 2017
To Sis. Margaret & the Brooks & Hines families,

"God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea;... The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah." Psalms 46:1-2,7 Be encouraged, God loves you and we do too!
Veronica & Charles Scott & Family
October 29, 2017
You will be missed my friend. We will never forget the good times at Westside in the surge listen to music. Enjoying the drill teams and basketball games. RIP my friend you will be missed but not forgotten. Until we meet again in that great getting up morning.
Byron Biggs
October 29, 2017
My prayers and condolences to the family.
The Bridges Family
October 29, 2017
My sincere and heartfelt condolences and prayers to the Brooks family. May God be your strength and guidance during this grevious time. I knew Ed thru my great friends Shirley "Claudia" Booth and Melody Lee. Rest in peace Lil brother.
L C Molett
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