Vernon Lee Brooks

Published 6:50 am Monday, January 30, 2023

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Vernon “Butch” Lee Brooks, 82, of Davidson County, passed away Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023 at Forsyth Medical Center.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 1 at the Davidson Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jim Martin officiating. The family will receive friends from 9:3011:00 a.m. Wednesday prior to the service.

Butch was born on Jan. 23, 1941 in Davidson County to the late Fred Harvey Brooks, and Veigh Walser Brooks. He retired from Davie County Schools as Maintenance Supervisor and was a member of Yadkin College United Methodist Church. Butch enjoyed hunting, fishing, and farming. But most of all he loved his family, and adored his kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids.

Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by: a son, Randall Scott Brooks; a brother, Don Brooks; and sister, Clara Ellen Brooks.

Left to cherish his memory: his loving wife of 60 years, Nancy Brooks of the home; son, Robin Brooks of Lexington; daughter, Roxanna Wall and husband David of Lexington; brother, Harvey Brooks Sr. and wife Melinda of Emerald Isle; sister-in-law, Betty Brooks of Lexington; 5 grandchildren, Meaghan Landreth and husband Jeremy, Courtney Belk and husband Dale, Diamond Brooks, Emily Wall, and Caylan Wall and wife Hayley; 4 great-grandchildren, Jayden Putnal, Savannah Belk, Nora Landreth, and Scottie Puglee; special lifetime friend, Richard Younts of Advance; and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hinkle Hospice House of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way Lexington, NC 27295.

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