DEATHS: Harold Ray Brooks, 76

Harold Ray Brooks, 76, a retired farmer and dairyman, died June 6 at Marion Manor in Marion.

The funeral was held June 9 at the Peabody Christian Church with pastor James Pohlman officiating.

He was born Oct. 17, 1924, to John T. and Laura “Alice” (Tuttle) Brooks near Peabody. On June 1, 1943, he was married to Bertha Mae Friday, who predeceased him in 1999.

He is survived by four sons, Jon and Esther Brooks of Peabody; Daryl and Connie Brooks of Marion; Donnie Brooks of Peabody; Harold and Sharlene Brooks of Peabody; one daughter, Alice and Steven Fensky of Moundridge; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.

A memorial has been established for the Peabody Christian Church.

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