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Larry Ronald Brooks

May 3, 1951 ~ September 16, 2021 (age 70)

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Mr. Larry Brooks, age 70, of Franklin, KY, passed away on Thursday, September 16th, 2021 at 10:38 AM at the TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green, KY. 

Mr. Brooks’ wishes were to be cremated.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Larry was born on May 3, 1951 in Warren County, KY to the late Gerlie Brooks and the late  Rhoda Ellen (Vincent) Brooks.  He is also preceded in death by 2 brothers, Wilmer Brooks and Lester “Leon” Brooks and 1 sister, Madge Bush.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years of Linda (Johnson) Brooks; 6 children, Lee Roberts of Franklin, KY, Kim Yokley of Franklin, KY, Walter Cook of Franklin, KY, Sonya Hicks (Scott) of Franklin, KY, Lawanna Brooks of Franklin, KY and Ladonna Spears (Clayton) Spears; 16 grandchildren, James Roberts, Josh Roberts, Amber Graber, Kurt Yokley, Randa Cook, Devin Cook, Samantha Perkins, Skyler Hicks, Brittany McGee, Cassie McGee, Sidney Spears, Lilly Spears, Vicky Spears, Brodie Spears, Charly Spears and Amy Spears; 12 great-grandchildren, J. Roberts, Hayden Roberts, Kamden Roberts, Jaycee Roberts, Jordyn Cook, King Cook, Sophie Perkins, Stephanie Perkins, Briel Lambert, Isabella Lambert, Ellie Mae Lambert, Lola Weldy; Siblings, Coy Brooks (Jeanette) of Corbin, KY, Gerald Brooks of Edmonton, KY and Charles Brooks of Louisville, KY; many nieces and nephews.

Larry was a member of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church.  He worked as an Electrician for Dayton Walther before retirement.  Larry enjoyed hunting and fishing. 

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at or call 1-800-873-6983 or mail to 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.   

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