William "Bill" Brooks '51
March 29, 2017 2:33 PM
updated: March 29, 2017 2:36 PM
Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home obituary
730 Clarksville Street
Paris, Texas 75460
Phone: (903) 784-3366
William "Bill" Brooks
May 11, 1925 - March 19, 2017
William Baty “Bill” Brooks, 91, died March 19, 2017 in Amarillo, Texas. Bill was a resident of Paris for 42 years and recently moved to an Amarillo assisted living facility with his wife of 65 years, Corrine Brooks.
A graveside service has been set for Friday, March 24, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at Tolar Cemetery in Tolar, Texas. No visitation has been scheduled. Arrangements are under the direction of Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home. Guests may come by the funeral home on Thursday to
view and sign the register book.
Bill's working career was with the USDA Soil Conservation Service and the Red River Authority. He was a deacon in the Paris First Baptist Church, an active member in Kiwanis, a WWII veteran and a graduate of Texas A&M University class of 1952.
He is survived by his wife Corrine Brooks, two sons, Jim Brooks and wife Angela of Corpus Christi and Wyatt Brooks and wife Laura of Amarillo, three grandchildren, William Brooks of Amarillo, Hanna Rahmani and husband Sana of Fort Irwin, California and Michael
Brooks of Mesa Arizona.
He is preceded in death by a daughter, Becky Brooks of Paris.
Online condolences may be sent to the Brooks family at www.fry-gibbs.com