Johnny Dean Brooks

Funeral services for Johnny Dean Brooks, age 62, of Roanoke will be held on Friday, July 1, 2022, at 10:00 AM CST at Benefield Funeral Chapel with military graveside services to follow at 12:30 PM CST at the Fort Mitchell National Cemetery in Phenix City, Alabama.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 9:30-10:00 AM on Friday before services begin.

Mr. Brooks passed away Monday, June 27, 2022, at his residence.

Survivors include his wife, Angela Brooks of Roanoke; six daughters, Amy Hill (Corey) of Texas, Stephanie Perry (Jeff) of LaGrange, GA, Abby Downey (Jace) of North Carolina, Jessica Hein of Texas, Brittney Hood of Newnan, GA, and Haley Calhoun (Caleb) of Opelika, AL; one son, Taylor Brooks (Alison) of Opelika, AL; 14 grandchildren; one sister, Robin Hoffman of Atlanta, GA; and two brothers, Fred “Buck” Brooks of Covington, GA, and Danny Brooks of Jefferson, GA.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Perry, Jace Downey, Caleb Calhoun, Matt Brooks, Scott Brooks, and Tyler Brooks.

An Atlanta native, Mr. Brooks was born on May 22, 1960, the son of Fred Gene and Elsie Mae Russell Brooks.  He was Baptist by faith, a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, and worked as a project manager for Paulson Cheek Mechanical.  Mr. Brooks was preceded in death by his parents.