Obituary – Richard William Brooks

Published 1:02 pm Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Richard William Brooks, 64, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital- North Mississippi in Oxford.  No services are planned at this time.

Richard was a graduate of Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, Tenn.  He was a retired computer programmer at the University of Mississippi and had also worked as a cashier at the Chevron gas station near the University.  

Richard is survived by his sister, Cathy Abel, and her husband, Joey, of Memphis, Tenn.; his brother, Carlin T. Brooks, Jr., and his wife, Teresa, of Abilene, Texas, and several nieces and nephews.

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Memorial contributions in Mr. Brooks’ memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202.

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