Roger W. Brooks

BIG SPRING - Roger W. Brooks, 69 of Big Spring, died Nov. 13, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services were Nov. 17 at the First United Methodist Church in Stanton. Interment followed at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring. He was born Feb. 27, 1945 in San Angelo and married Carla Perry June 27, 1975 in Midland. He graduated from Sweetwater High School in 1965 and started working for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in March of 1966, retiring as a construction manager in July 2001. He enjoyed antique tractors and traveling, but most of all enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a member of First United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Carla Brooks of Big Spring; two daughters, Lisa Baggerly and husband, Scott of Teague and Jody Roberts and husband, Ross of Big Spring; three grandchildren, Chandler Baggerly of Temple, Jordan Roberts and Bryson Roberts both of Big Spring; a sister, Pat Shackleford and husband, Johnny of Colorado City; and his father-in-law, Gene Perry of Big Spring. He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Herman Derrick; his mother, Ila Kay Sikes; his step-father, Virgil Robert Brooks; a sister, Linda Derrick; his mother-in-law, Jeneane Perry; and a brother-in-law, Dirk Perry. Mr. Brooks wanted to recognize Frank A. Davis, his Ag teacher for the positive influence he had on him as well as the special friends he had throughout his life. The family suggests memorials be made to Home Hospice of Big Spring, 111 East 7th St., Suite A, Big Spring, Texas 79720 or to First United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 1193, Stanton, Texas 79782. Arrangements were under the direction of Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton. Online condolences may be made at:www.npwelch.com.
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