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“I remember Bob from the days he and Wanda were members of Powderly Baptist Church more than fifty years ago. In 1965, I left Kentucky to attend...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: John Mooningham - Saginaw, MI

“We have never met but M.Lou talks of you so lovingly. It is so hard to give up our loved ones. We want you to know you are in our thoughts and...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Wanda & Andy Anderson - CA

“Cindy and family, Sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Brooks. May God bless the entire family during this hour. Remember Mr. Brooks is "Resting in...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Elizabeth Dykes Bush - Louisville, KY

“Cindy and family, I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Brooks. I remember him as always being a kind and gentle man. Please know that you are each in...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Fredda Lynn Roberts - TX

“Cindy, thoughts and prayers being sent out to you in your great loss. Touching to read Jan's memories of your parents. Bless you. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Glenda Blevins - Danville, KY

“I work with Cindy and my heart goes out to the family. May the Lord give you peace and comfort. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Connie Sharp - Frankfort, KY

“Mr. Brooks was a special husband, Father and friend. I think he and Mrs. Brooks always gave and will give people hope of what a marriage is suppose...Read More »
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CENTRAL CITY - Robert William Brooks, 81, of Central City, died Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 10:00PM at Maple Manor Healthcare in Greenville. Mr. Brooks was born August 16, 1929 in Nashville, TN. He was a cost accountant with Ayr-Gem Mines and was a member of First Baptist Church in Central City, Mr. Brooks was a US Army veteran, serving during World War II and with the Military Police. He was on the City Council for twelve years, was a Little League coach for six years, and was past president of Central City Band Boosters. He was preceded in death by his mother, Gertie Brooks, and uncle, Herbert Brooks.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda Lee Toll Brooks; a son, Robert Jonathan (Lori) Brooks of Greenville; a daughter, Cindy Brooks (Robert) Ragland of Paducah; grandchildren Christina Brooks (Beau) Maurer, Laura (Todd) Goodwin, and Jon Christopher Brooks; great-grandchildren Brooks Goodwin, Baylor Maurer, and Caroline Brooks Maurer.

Funeral services will be Friday, January 7, 2011 at 1:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with Rev. Bob Lowery officiating, assisted by Rev. Jerrod Brown. Visitation will be Friday after 11:00AM at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Alzheimers Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at