Robert A. Brooks, Sr., 81, died Monday, January 5, 2015 in San Marcos, TX.
He was born in St. Louis, MO on June 30, 1933 to Owen A. Brooks, Sr. and Fanny Johnson. He is preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, Ruby, Jerry, Jessie, Warner, Owen Jr., and Roland.
A loving husband and father, he is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ann (Haislip) Brooks; his children, Robert Brooks, Jr., Mark Brooks, and Kimberly (Brooks) Price; his grandchildren, Byron, Britni, and Caitlin; and his great grandchildren, Amberlynn and Alexis.
Robert spent his early years as a Merchant Marine, then proudly served his country as a Private First Class with the U. S. Army during the Korean War. He enjoyed meeting people and telling stories. He made friends instantly and will be missed by the many lives he affected.
Services and interment will be held Wednesday, January 14 at 10:30 a.m. at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.