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William Edgar "Ed" Brooks
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Birth: Jun. 25, 1872
Sewickley
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 1953
Canton
Stark County
Ohio, USA

Six Canton druggists will serve as pallbearers for William E. Brooks, veteran Canton druggist, who died Sunday in his home at 3214 11th St., SW. Serving will be Lester Yarger, Maynard Mast, John Bachellor, Alex Medoff, Lester Schaffner and Emerson Erskine.

Mr. Brooks, 82, had been identified with the drug business 65 years and was the proprietor of several drugstores during his long career. He had been retired in recent years.

He was born in Sewickley, Pennsylvania, a son of the late James Allison Brooks and Mary A. Painter Brooks. He was twice married. His first wife, Vinnie L. Crowl Brooks died in 1904. His second wife Lillian Garrison Brooks, died in 1960. He is survived by sons Joseph E. (Marjorie) and Walter G. (Wilma) Brooks, and a daughter, Mrs. Samuel (Aline) Adams. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Allison Brooks (1848 - 1938)
  Maria Antoinette Painter Brooks (1853 - 1921)
 
 Spouses:
  Vinnie LuVerne Crowl Brooks (1873 - 1904)
  Lillian Gertrude Garrison Brooks (1875 - 1960)
 
 Children:
  Joseph Edgar Brooks (1897 - 1978)*
  Colletta Aline Brooks Adams (1908 - 2001)*
  Nettie May Brooks (1914 - 1916)*
  Walter Garrison Brooks (1916 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Edgar Brooks (1872 - 1953)
  Sadie Luella Brooks Bevington (1874 - 1965)*
  Nettie A. Brooks (1881 - 1971)*
  Dora May Brooks Heckaman (1883 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Lawn Cemetery
Canton
Stark County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Sec. I, Lot 158, Grave 6
 
Created by: Gerald "Jerry" Hobson
Record added: Jan 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17292564
William Edgar Ed Brooks
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William Edgar Ed Brooks
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