Larry Dean Brooks Sr.
1955 - 2020
BORN
1955
DIED
2020
born February 28, 1955, to the late Joseph Lee and Lucinda Brooks, passed away October 19, 2020. Larry graduated in 1974 from West Side High School and from the welding program at Gary Career Center. A lifelong resident of Gary, IN, Larry was a member of Mizpah 7th Day Adventist Church. He retired from U.S.S. Sheet & Tin Division in 2003. He is preceded in death by parents, and brothers: Joe, Leonard, and Curtis Brooks. He is survived by his soulmate, wife, and friend: Annette (Berry) Brooks; children: Deanetta (DaMond) Thomas and Larry D. Brooks Jr.; siblings: William (Alicia) Brooks of Tennessee, Bettie (Moses) Wilson, Emma, Rollin Anthony, and Jackie Brooks, all of Indiana and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation: Monday, October 26, 2020 from 2:00-3:00pm with funeral service to follow at 3:00pm, all services held at Mizpah 7th Day Adventist, 2350 Jefferson St., Gary, IN. Officiant: Pastor Leroy D. Coleman


Published by Post-Tribune on Oct. 25, 2020.
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Rest in peace my brother
marlon r courtney sr
Friend
October 27, 2020
I’m not sure what to say in the face of such a difficult loss. Just want you to know that we care about you and share in your sadness.
Scott Anderson
Acquaintance
October 27, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with each and everyone of you in your time of loss. Please find comfort in knowing your sorrow is shared by everyone who ever knew Larry, and each life will be enriched by the memories we have of him. May God bless and keep each of you.
Modiesteen Mickens
Friend
October 27, 2020
To the Brooks family from Modiesteen Mickens & Charlotte ( Neasie) Morton. We are so sorry for your loss our condolences to your family. We will keep the family in our prayers God bless and keep you all. God bless!!
Charlotte Morton
Friend
October 27, 2020
“I was saddened to hear that your grandfather passed away. My thoughts are with you and your family.
Cedric Carter
Acquaintance
October 27, 2020
I was saddened to hear that your Larry passed away. My thoughts are with you and your family.
Cedric Carter
Acquaintance
October 27, 2020
Gonna miss your smiling face sitting in church with your beautiful wife Annette. As you knew God is good & never makes mistakes. Rest well my brother until we meet again!
Denise Ervin
Acquaintance
October 26, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Brenda
Family
October 26, 2020
Bro. Brooks was always smiling and always had an encouraging word. Soon I hope to see him among the saints! My love to the family!

DeeNoel, Elijah, Kim, Leoneed, DeeNorah and Elisha
DeeNoel Clayton-Leon
Friend
October 25, 2020
My prayers are with you. May the lord bless you in your time of need.
Robbie Berry
Family
October 25, 2020
Sending love and prayers to the whole Brooks family I didn't get to know Mr Brooks very well but the few times I did get to spend time with him he always made sure you had a smile on your face I will never forget him
Candice Maxwell
Friend
October 25, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Cathy Russell
Classmate
October 25, 2020
Brenda
Brenda Taylor
Friend
October 25, 2020
My sincere condolences to the Brooks family. Mrs. Brooks was my Angel when I went into labor at 15 years old, it’s Janice from Hobart Street.
Janice
Friend
October 25, 2020
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Carolyn Austin
Family
October 25, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Marsha Clemmons
Acquaintance
October 25, 2020
We only had a small opportunity to get to know Larry, but we considered him not only our friend; but our brother. We loved him! Looking forward to seeing him again on that glorious day; when Jesus comes in the clouds of glory to take his people home.
Pat & Nick Roman
Friend
October 22, 2020
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