BROOKS, William Emerson "Brooksie" 84, of Steubenville, died Tuesday November 6, 2012, at Trinity West.
He was born August 15, 1928, in Steubenville, the son of the late William Brooks and Freda Magruder Keith.
Brooksie was retired from the Jefferson County Sheriff Department as a Deputy with 30 years of service, was a Catholic and a member of the FOP and the American Legion Post 33.
Brooksie is also preceded in death by his son, William Brooks, his wife, Ernestine Brooks, one brother, Hugey Matthews and one sister, Pearl Smith.
Surviving are sons; Wayne (Paula) Brooks of TX., Robert (Angel) Murphy and Charles (Francine) Murphy, both of Steubenville, daughters, Renee (Bruce) Brantly of IL., Shari Chavis of Pittsburgh, Candy (Raymond) Nieves of KY, Terriane Brooks of Wintersville, Janet (Peter) Palmer -Petrano of NJ; daughter-in-law, Debra Patterson-Brooks; 20 grandchildren, nine great-grand-children and his companion, Mary Ann Curfman.
Friends are invited to a memorial mass 10:00 am Friday at Holy Name Cathedral, Msgr. William Cornelius, celebrant.
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