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Charles “Bob” Brooks, age 87 of Clinton

Charles “Bob” Brooks, age 87 of Clinton passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017 at NHC Health Care in Oak Ridge.  Bob was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.  Throughout his life he loved gardening, woodworking but most of all spending time with his family.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jean Brummett Brooks; grandson, Lucas Brooks, parents, James Riley Brooks, Sr. and Marian Telia Brooks.

He is survived by:

Children……………    Lee Martin & husband Don

      Charlene Ratcliffe & husband Terry

      Eddy Brooks & wife Cindy

Several grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews


The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 pmWednesday, July 12, 2017 at Holley Gamble Funeral Home.  His celebration of life service will follow his visitation conducted by his grandchildren.  His graveside will be 10:00 amThursday at Pleasant View Baptist Church Cemetery.  Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.  holleygamble.com

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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