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Donnie Keith Brooks

September 22, 1943 ~ September 30, 2018 (age 75)

Obituary


Donnie Keith Brooks, age 75, of Ewing, passed away at 7:33 p.m. Sunday, September 30, 2018 at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital of Mt. Vernon.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton, with Bro. Ron Sink officiating. Burial will be in the Opdyke Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Thursday at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Mr. Brooks was born on September 22, 1943 in Macedonia, IL, the son of Warner Brooks and Florence (Winemiller) Brooks. He married the former Vonda Allen on March 19, 1964, and she survives.

Donnie was a former oil field laborer, also he worked as a farm hand.
He was a member of the Macedonia United Methodist Church.
Donnie enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his grandson.

Survivors include his wife Vonda Brooks of Ewing; his son Brian Keith Brooks of Ewing; a grandson Joshua Keith Brooks; and a great-grandson Joshua Keith Brooks, Jr.; four nieces: Cheryl K. Lampley, Billie S. Higgerson, Gail Ellett, Becky Markham and husband Ben; two nephews: William E. Lampley, Jr. and wife Michele, Steven C. Lampley and wife Daredan; and several great-nieces and nephews.

Mr. Brooks was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters: Kathryn Parrish and Hazel Lampley.

Memorial contributions may be made to Leffler Funeral Home to assist the family with funeral expenses.

To leave the family online condolences or to share memories of Donnie, visit www.lpfuneralhome.com



Service Information


VISITATION:
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10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 4, 2018
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812


FUNERAL:
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2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 4, 2018
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812


BURIAL:
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Opdyke Cemetery
Opdyke, Illinois

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