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 Robert Lester Brooks

Robert Lester Brooks

Birth
Bradshaw, Taylor County, Texas, USA
Death 25 Apr 2008 (aged 82)
Katy, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Killeen, Bell County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 99272658 · View Source
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Born in Bradshaw, Taylor, Texas on the day before Christmas 1925 to Irvin Virgil Brooks and Minnie Faye Cosper.
Enlisted in the Army at Fort Sill,Oklahoma 9 Mar 1944. On his return to the US, his father was working the oil field around Winters, TX and his mother had told him to meet them at the Picture House in Refugio, TX. She was talking to a young lady who worked there and was all excited about her son coming home and asked the young lady to watch out for him. In came this tall 6 ft soldier boy with a duffel bag. Later this soldier boy and this young lady, Hazel Dell Slaughter met in front of the City Hall of Refugio on the July 4th parade and went on their first day. They married at the Baptist Church in Refugio on 26 July 1947.
In 1949 they lived in Sinton, San Patricio, Texas where their first daughter, Carolyn Sue was born.
While living in Sealy, Austin, Texas, a son and another daughter were born, Terry Lee & Tereasa Fay.
In the 60's he joined the family of AT&T and retired about 30 years later.
He and Hazel lived together in Katy, Harris, Texas until he went to be with the Lord on Friday, 25 Apr 2008. He is buried next to his sister, Dorothy Dawn Brooks Stephens and his parents Irvin & Fay Brooks as well as his two daughters, Carolyn & Tereasa.
FYI: His grandparents: Thomas Henry Cosper and Martha Ella "Ella M" (Gartman) Cosper
John Alson Brooks and Donie Lee "Dona" Lindsey Brooks


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  • Created by: CCSN54
  • Added: 20 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 99272658
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Lester Brooks (24 Dec 1925–25 Apr 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99272658, citing Sharp Cemetery, Killeen, Bell County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by CCSN54 (contributor 47540449) .