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William Brooks

June 10, 1930 ~ January 21, 2018 (age 87)

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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.


Visit to share words of comfort to the family.


The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4-7 PM at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.

 Service Information

January 23, 2018

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Chattanooga
7454 E. Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, TN

January 24, 2018

3:00 PM
Chapel of Devotion Mausoleum-Hamilton Memorial Gardens

Hixson, TN

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