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William Junior Brooks
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1931
Death: Feb. 6, 2012

William Junior Brooks, age 80 of Corder, Missouri died on Monday, February 6, 2012, at Lafayette Regional Health Center in Lexington, Missouri.

Born Sunday, October 18, 1931 in Corder, Missouri, he was the son of the late William Albert Brooks, Jr. and the late Gladys Veva (Coleman) Brooks. He was married to Doris J. Ray on June 10, 1955.

He served as a Boatswains Mate 3rd Class in the U.S. Navy from 1950 until 1954. He was a Veteran of Korea. Mr. Brooks worked as a barber at Higginsville Habliltation Center until his retirement in 1997. He also worked at Service Barber Shop in Higginsville as well as having his own barber shop in Corder, retiring in 2002. He lived most of his life in Corder.

He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Corder and was a former deacon and elder of the Church. He was a charter and lifetime member of the Corder V.F.W. Post #4288, a member of the Higginsville American Legion Post #223; former City of Corder Alderman and volunteer fireman of Corder. He graduated from Moler Beauty College and Molar Barber College.

Surviving are his wife, Doris, of the home; one son Willie Brooks of Higginsville, Missouri; one daughter, Michele Hendrix of Corder, Missouri; two brothers, Clifton (Mary Kay) Brooks of Pittsburg, Missouri; Danny (Sandy) Brooks of Corder, Missouri; two sisters, Nancy Anderson of Corder, Missouri; Kathy Hill of Higginsville, Missouri; 5 grand children and 3 great grad sons.

Preceded in death are one daughter, Dorischele Brooks, two brothers, Albert and Gary Brooks; and one sister, Wanda Brooks.

A funeral service will be at 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, Februaty 9, 2012 at Hoefer Funeral Home Chapel, 1600 Main St. Higginsville with Rev. Matt Limback officiating, Interment will be in Clavary Cemetery, Corder.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 8, 2012, at Hoefer Funeral Home, in Higginsville. memorial contributions may be sent to Corder VFW Post #4288, Corder Presbyterian Church, or Corder Calvary Cemetery Association.

Casketbearers are Vincent Sanders, Scotty McCoy, Dustin White, Drake Hendrix, Allen Hendrix, and Gabriel McCoy. Honorary Pallbearers are Isaac McCoy and Dustin White, Jr.

Online condolences my be made to the family at 
Family links: 
  William A (Bud) Brooks (1905 - 1996)
  Gladys Viva Coleman Brooks (1911 - 1981)
  Dorischele Genice Brooks (1956 - 1956)*
  William Junior Brooks (1931 - 2012)
  Gary L. Brooks (1935 - 1935)*
  Kathy Sue Brooks Hill (1951 - 2014)*
*Calculated relationship
Corder Calvary Cemetery
Lafayette County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Beverly Rolf Miller
Record added: Feb 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85816646
William Junior Brooks
Added by: Michele Brooks
William Junior Brooks
Added by: Michele Brooks
William Junior Brooks
Added by: Michele Brooks
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Got your stone for you Daddy. It looks so nice. Want to let you know I have not forgotten you. Put some nice arrangements on your grave when I visited you this weekend. I miss you Dad. The memories you gave me are treasures very dear to my heart. I ...(Read more)
- Michele Brooks
 Added: May. 26, 2014
I miss you so much. I miss your laugh, your jokes, your singing, your smile, your caring and thoughtfulness. You were a wonderful Dad. I know you're still watching over me, because I can feel your love and strength. You were such an amazing man, I am ...(Read more)
- Michele Brooks
 Added: May. 8, 2013
Forever in my heart ♥
- Michele Brooks
 Added: Feb. 18, 2013
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