4/20/1948 – 12/15/2014
Darryl W. Brooks, age 66, formerly of Sheridan and Fenwick, passed away on Monday, December 15, 2014 at the Winter Haven Hospital in Winter Haven, Florida. He was born on April 20, 1948 in Ionia, the son of Asa & Vergelene (Webb) Brooks.
On November 23, 1972, Darryl was married to Sue Ann Smith and she survives in addition to one daughter, Angela & Rick Edmister of Fenwick, two granddaughters, Ashley and Breanna Merritt of Fenwick, the granddaughters father, Chad Merritt of Sidney, four sisters, Dar & Vic Simon of Sumner, June & Joe Patton of Hessel, Ellen & Garry Lepley of Sumner, Jill & Dan Schneider of Ashley, one brother, David & Brenda Smith of St. Johns.
Darryl was preceded in death by his parents, his grandparents, Tom & Beulah Webb, his in-laws, Dale & Marilyn Smith and a sister-in-law, Donna Smith.
A lifelong resident of the Sheridan and Fenwick areas, Darryl worked at Frigidaire for 40 years and also on the family farm before retiring in 2006. He enjoyed camping, playing cards, country music, traveling and going to the races with his daughter. Recently, he purchased a winter home in Florida to enjoy the warmer weather. Darryl enjoyed spending time with his twin granddaughters and the rest of the family.
Funeral services beginning at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 19th will be held at the Simpson Family Funeral Home in Sheridan with Mr. Larry Austin officiating. Interment will be at the Evergreen Cemetery in Sheridan.
Visitation with the family will also be at the funeral home on Thursday, December 18th from 6:00 until 8:00 PM where the family will meet with friends and relatives. For those desiring to do so, the family has suggested memorial donations can be made in Darryl’s memory to the Vickeryville Methodist Church and envelopes will be available at the funeral home.