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Donald “Don” Lee Brooks

December 31, 1936 ~ September 19, 2019 (age 82)

Don L. Brooks, 82, Sands Drive, Hopkinsville, died Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Hermitage Care & Rehabilitation Center in Owensboro, Kentucky of natural causes.

Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, September 23, 2019 at Lamb Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery with full military honors.

Visitation will be from noon until the service hour on Monday, September 23, 2019 at the funeral home.

A native of California, he was born December 31, 1936, the son of the late John Orville Brooks and Gertie Lee Spencer Brooks.

He was in the United States Army, where he served during the Korean War and received a Bronze Star. He was Past President of the Civitan International Club.  He also was a truck driver and an Insurance Adjuster. He was a member of Second Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Geneva Brooks; his stepsons, David Terry Midkiff and Bruce Warren Midkiff; his brother, Johnny Clifford Brooks; his sisters, Ruth Ileen Brooks and Sharon Kay Brooks.

Survivors include his daughter-in-law, Sandra Midkiff, Owensboro, Kentucky; two grandchildren, Tobias Midkiff and Stormy Burke; 7 Great-grandchildren and 6 Great-great-grandchildren.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorials to Gideons International  C/O Christian Co. Gideon Camp, PO Box 982, Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240


Donations may be made to:

Gideons International C/O Christian CO Gideon Camp
PO Box 982, Hopkinsville KY 42240

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