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Willibe Brooks

August 9, 2022

Obituary

Willibe “Jr.” D. Brooks, Jr., 79, of Brownsville PA, passed away on Monday, August 9, 2022.  He was born September 2, 1942, to the late Willibe Brooks Sr. of Cleveland, OH and the late Marie Martin Brooks, of Brownsville, PA.

Willibe was a proud native of Brownsville, PA. He grew up in the Newtown Patch. He gained notoriety as star student athlete, lettering in track & field, basketball, and football. After graduating from High School, he enlisted in the Army. He joined the special forces and served as a Paratrooper in the Vietnam War. After returning from overseas, he worked and retired with U.S.S. Steel.

A beloved member of his community, Willibe was a man known for bringing people together with his kindness, leadership, sense of humor, and his genuine and loving personality.

In addition to his parents, Willibe is preceded in death by his siblings: Mary Ann Brooks and Gary “Fatman” Brooks

He is survived by his children: Joy Henry, Kristeena Brooks, Krystal Brooks, William D. Davis, Willibe Brooks III, Micheal Brooks, Stephanie Brooks, Braylon Brooks, and Brody Brooks; siblings: Russel Brooks and Ella Black.

Funeral arrangements will be held at the LANTZ Funeral Home, Inc., On Sunday. August 21st from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, the hour of service.

Cards and condolences may be submitted via www.lantzfh.com.

MASKS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND.

 

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Services

Public Visitation
Sunday
August 21, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Lantz Funeral Home Inc.
297 E. Main St
Uniontown, PA 15401

Funeral Service
Sunday
August 21, 2022

3:00 PM
Lantz Funeral Home Inc.
297 E. Main St
Uniontown, PA 15401

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