Harvey Brooks, Jr., 77, of Dothan, AL. went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 5:53 a.m.
Harvey was born October 4, 1940 in Daleville , AL. to Harvey Brooks Sr. and Annie Lou Brooks. He married Mary Boyd on October 13, 1988.
After serving his country in the United States Army, he made a career with the Federal Correctional Institution retiring after 21 years of service. He was a member of Westgate Church of Christ. Harvey enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. He held a special bond with his nephews Ashley and Timmy where they considered his as a father figure and mentor for life.
Harvey is survived by his beloved wife Mary Brooks; one sister, Cathy Cutts of Dothan; nephews, Ashley Cutts and wife Tina of Lusby, Maryland; Tim Cutts and wife Malory of Dothan; stepdaughter, Debbie McBride and husband Donnie of Johnston, IL; stepson, Dennis Lowery and wife Connie of Vienna, IL. He also had many step-grandchildren, great grandchildren, great nieces and nephews. Harvey will be dearly missed by all.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Harley Brooks; one stepdaughter Jeri Rae Samples.
Services will be held at Ward Wilson Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Visitation will be from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. with funeral service immediately following. Burial will follow at Memory Hill Cemetery. Preacher Chris Jones will be officiating.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Westgate Church of Christ.
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