John F. Brooks, 79, of Pleasant Lake, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at Cameron Memorial Community Hospital in Angola, Indiana.
He was born on February 9, 1940 in Pleasant Lake, Indiana to Clark and Mary Alice (Whysong) Brooks. He married Lou Ann Favourite on July 7, 1959.
John retired from Universal Tool of Butler, Indiana in 1997 after 35 years of service. Then he worked for Dilts Sewer Services out of Hamilton. He was also the sexton for Mount Zion Cemetery, Pleasant Lake, Indiana for many years.
He was a member of the Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Pleasant Lake and of the Pleasant Lake Lions Club.
Surviving are his wife, Lou Ann Brooks of Pleasant Lake, Indiana; son, Chad (Shaya) Brooks of Angola, Indiana and daughter, Beth (Chad) Ritter of Hamilton, Indiana. Also surviving are his two grandchildren, Ty Ritter and Zane Ritter both of Hamilton, Indiana.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Craig Brooks on October 13, 1978 and sister, Amy Penick.
A Celebration of Life will be from 3-5 PM on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the DeKalb County Coon Hunters Club, 7141 CO. RD. 4A, Hamilton, Indiana 46742.
A private family graveside service has taken place and burial is in Mount Zion Cemetery, Pleasant Lake, Indiana.
Memorials may be made to the Pleasant Lake Lions Club or the Mount Zion United Methodist Church’s Trustee Fund.
Charitable donations may be made in John's memory to the following organizations:
Mount Zion United Methodist Church for the Trustee Fund
Pleasant Lake Lions Club