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Charles Brooks, Sr
Born in Cambridge June 24, 1928, Chuck was the son of the late Robert Lee and Claudia Casten Brooks. He attended local schools and graduated from Cambridge High School. For over twenty years he worked in security for Coldwater Seafood retiring in 1992.
Charles married the former Ann Marie Brown July 3, 1950. They were members of Grace United Methodist Church. Ann Marie passed away December 31, 2007.
Chuck was an avid Oriole fan, enjoyed NASCAR racing and a good cigar. He will be remembered for his colorful speech, humor and fondness of family, friends, and his church.
Surviving is his son, Charles C. Brooks, Jr. of Cambridge; a sister Eunice Miller also of Cambridge; sister in law Dot Bramble and husband Charles; several cousins, nieces and nephews; and his cat “Old T.C.”.
Preceding him in death besides his parents and wife was his infant son, John Charles Brooks; two brothers Wallace and Robert; and a sister Barbara Newcomb along with her son and beloved nephew Glen Newcomb.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at the Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home P.A., Cambridge beginning 1 p.m. The family will receive friends the hour prior to the service. Officiating will be the Rev. Doug Ridley.
Interment will follow at Dorchester Memorial Park, Cambridge Maryland.
Serving as pallbearers will be Bill Smith, Al Cire, Kemp Brooks, Scott Schilling, Anthony Tangiers, and C.R. Bramble.
Honorary pallbearers will be James Fitzhugh, Hubert Trego, Robert Condon, Jesse Hurley and Ronnie Richardson.
Memorial contributions in memory of Chuck can be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 163, Salisbury, Md. 21803 or Grace United Methodist Church, 501 Race Street, Cambridge, Md. 21613.
To send online condolences please visit www.newcombcollins.com
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Marian At this time you may be consumed with pain and anger, rightfully so, Just remember that God is near to You to give you comfort to lighten the load, He has provided a hope for all who died that there will be a ressurrection of all those in the memorial tombs they will hear his voice and come out John 5:28,29. (This means everlasting life, their taking in knowledge of you, the only true God. John 17:3) 10/20/2012 Noreen McQuaide How sad to hear of the loss of your father. I too have experienced that deep pain of loss. I hope that you may find comfort in Job 14:14,15, which assures us that Almighty God has not only the power, but the desire to resurrect our dear loved ones. Sincerely, Noreen 10/06/2012 Kalee Hurley our thoughts are with Mr Chuck's family at this time. He always brought a smile to our faces with his colorful stories and humor. he will be missed. The Staff at NovaCare PT 10/02/2012 Jeanne Webster Chuck, I am so sorry for your loss. I really thought an awful lot of your Dad; he will really be missed. If I can help in any way, please do not hesitate to call. 09/29/2012 Lena Wallis and James Chuckie; We are so sorry about the passing of your Dad and my very special Uncle.. we loved him so much..We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless 09/28/2012
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