Donald Wayne “Don” Brooks

Birth
Ryan, Jefferson County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 24 Aug 2013 (aged 78)
Grapevine, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Burial Bowie, Montague County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 116117689 · View Source
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Donald Wayne Brooks, 78, passed away Saturday, August 24, 2013, in Grapevine, Texas.

Graveside service will be held 11:30 a.m. Thursday, August 29, 2013, at Elmwood Cemetery in Bowie, TX. Arrangements are entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.

Don was born March 19, 1935 to Alfred Clifton Brooks and Tilda Anna Veretto Brooks in Ryan, Oklahoma. He graduated from Bowie High School in 1953 and moved to Dallas, TX where he worked on a ranch. A year later, he went to work for Mobile Oil, which provided him with many opportunities. In 1967, don made his way back to his hometown and bought B & B Butane Gas Co. in Bowie, TX. He sold the business in 1996, but continued to operate the company until his retirement in 2005. Don was a charter member of Jim Bowie Saddle Club and Jim Bowie Reds Relay Team. He was an avid horseman and enjoyed raising race horses.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Clifton and Tilda Brooks; grandson, Matthew Hollis Reynolds; two brothers, Duwayne and Herald Brooks; and niece, Glenda Brooks.

Don is survived by his daughter, Courtney Brooks Reynolds and husband Marc of Grapevine; grandson, Whitney Brooks Reynolds of Corinth; granddaughter, Meagan Reynolds-Raftie of Bedford; three great-grandchildren, MaKenzi Brooks Reynolds, Mealeah Marie and Elijah Jamar Raftie; and three nieces and one nephew.


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  • Created by: Linda Moore
  • Added: 26 Aug 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 116117689
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald Wayne “Don” Brooks (19 Mar 1935–24 Aug 2013), Find a Grave Memorial no. 116117689, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Bowie, Montague County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Linda Moore (contributor 47222654) .