William R. Brooks
1932 - 2021
BORN
1932
DIED
2021

WILLIAM R. BROOKS
March 15, 1932 ˜ October 7, 2021

William R. Brooks was born March 15, 1932, in Turner, OR. On Oct. 7, 2021, entered heaven at his home surrounded by family.
He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War on a Underwater Demolition Team. He was an avid scuba diver and worked for the City of Vancouver as a Supervising Electrician until his retirement.
He was married to the love of his life Georgiana for 54 years.
William is survived by his children, Joe Brooks, Bonnie Freeman and Lisa Juhl; 12 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren and sisters, Phyllis Voeller and Echo Brown.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Georgiana; his parents, Earnest and Frances Brooks; and brother, Robert Brooks.
A funeral Mass will be held on Oct. 14, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Proto-Cathedral of St. James the Greater, 218 W. 12th Street, Vancouver, WA 98660.
Interment will be held after Mass at: Mother Joseph Catholic Cemetery, 1401 E 29th Street, Vancouver, WA 98663.
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Published by The Columbian on Oct. 13, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Oct
14
Funeral Mass
1:00p.m.
Proto-Cathedral of St. James the Greater
218 W. 12th Street, Vancouver, WA
Oct
14
Interment
Mother Joseph Catholic Cemetery
1401 E 29th Street, Vancouver, WA
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Dear Joe and family, Sorry to hear of your fathers passing . I would have gotten a hold of you if I had known. Thinking of you at this time. Take care. Bruce Costello
Bruce Costello
November 7, 2021
Joe, Bonnie, and Lisa My prayers are with you and your family today as you say your last goodbyes to you dad. Very fond memories of our childhood
Rusty Finley
October 14, 2021
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