William BrooksJune 10, 1930 ~ January 21, 2018 (age 87)
William (Bill) L. Brooks, 87, of Chattanooga, went to be with his heavenly Father on Sunday, January 21, 2018.
A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Bill retired from Dupont where he enjoyed playing on their softball team for many years. He was former owner of Southern Wholesale Tire.
He was a past president of the band boosters of Rossville High School and was an avid knothole player in his younger days. He was a loyal Tennessee Vols Fan.
He was a member of Freedom Church in East Ridge.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Leland Brooks of Chattanooga, sister, Farris Corbin of Kensington, GA. and step-son, Steve Towe of Chattanooga.
Survivors are his wife, Mary Towe Brooks; daughters, Sherry Nichols, Ringgold; Debra Reeves , Rossville, B.J.Howell, Ft. Oglethorpe; son, Larry (Debbie) Brooks, Chattanooga; step-sons, Robert (Norma) Towe, Whitwell, TN and Rick (Karen Wheaton) Towe, Hamilton, AL; brother, Joe Hickman, Soddy Daisy; sister, Linda Brooks, Ringgold; special cousin, Sammy Dorsey, Chattanooga; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Wednesday, January 24, 2018 in the Mausoleum Chapel of Hamilton Memorial Gardens at 3:00 PM with Pastor Nathan Garmany officiating.
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The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4-7 PM at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.