Charles William “Charlie” Brooks, Jr., age 72, of Dallas, GA. passed away on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at home surrounded by his family. He was born on May 6, 1948 to his late parents, C.W. Brooks, Sr. and Grace Mitchell Brooks.
Charlie, as he was known to his family and friends, served as a Medic in the United States Air Force before earning his degree from Southern Tech. Before his retirement in 1999, Charlie worked as a Trooper for the Georgia State Patrol for 27 years.
After retirement, you would often find him next to Weiss Lake or the beach. When he was not planning his next prank, he enjoyed fishing, cooking, shopping, woodworking, and traveling. Charlie was quick-witted and always had a playful word. He enjoyed life, his family, his animals, and his friends.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his grandparents, Ruby and Joe Mitchell, Bertha and Will Brooks.
Charlie is survived by his loving wife Audrey Brooks, Children; Leigh Anne (Patrick) Lindsey, Jessie (Rhonda) Davis, Randy (Vicki) Williams, Billy (Angie) Williams, Jimmy (Jennifer) Davis, Penny (Al) Fowler, sister; Kathy Brooks Mawk, brother; Joey (Kellie) Brooks, 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, along with several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Brooks will be held on Saturday, March 6, 2021 11:00 AM at Clark Funeral Home, with Rev. Don Rackley officiating. Pallbearers for Mr. Brooks will be; Sam Clark, Billy Mitchell, Morgan Lindsey, Dwight Vaughan, Rodney Little, and Al Fowler. Interment will follow at Poplar Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday, March 5, 2021 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Clark Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made to Jennifer’s Pet Rescue in Dallas, GA.
If attending the visitation or service, the staff of Clark Funeral Home highly recommends that a face mask be worn, and that social distancing is practiced to help prevent the spreading of any possible illnesses and to help keep visitors, friends and family members of Mr. Brooks safe. The family would like to extend their love and appreciation to everyone who may be unable to attend the service in person due to the states Covid-19 restrictions (no more than 50 people inside the funeral home at one time).
Clark Funeral Home in Hiram, GA, is honored to care for the family during this difficult time.
The service will be live streamed from our Facebook page.
Condolences may be left for the family on our website, www.samclarkfuneralhome.com under the Tribute Wall tab.