Jerry Brooks, 56 of Detroit, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 5, 2022 with his sister by his side.
A funeral service has been set for Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 10:00 AM at New Hope Baptist Church in Detroit with Rev. Sam Savage officiating. Interment will follow at East Post Oak Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 7:00 PM at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home.
Jerry was born on December 4, 1965 in Clarksville, Texas to Bobby and Hazel McCoin Brooks. After graduating high school in 1985 he completed 2 years of college at Paris Junior College. He then began his career driving a truck for 32 years, visiting 48 states. His favorite place being Big Horn Mountains in Wyoming. Jerry was a family man and considered the birth of his twins, Cami and Cade, one of his greatest accomplishments. He loved his children and family above all else, except His Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He was a Christian man willing to help anyone in need. He was of the Baptist faith. His favorite song was Amazing Grace. In his later years he found comfort in his church family and in his faith in Jesus Christ. Jerry wanted to be remembered as a loving father and always willing to help other when he could.
He is survived by his children, Cami and Cade Brooks; parents, Bobby and Hazel Brooks; sister, Sandra Cashion; niece, Stephanie Covey and husband Cody; great-niece and nephew, Kaylee and Layton Covey; numerous other family members and friends.
Online condolences may be sent to the Brooks family by visiting www.fry-gibbs.com