Wade Thomas Brooks, age 80, of Fleetwood, died Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Glenbridge Health And Rehabilitation of Boone, NC. Wade was born August 23, 1939 in Warrensville, NC. He is the son of the late Thomas and the late Frances (Church) Brooks.
Wade was a loving husband of 59 years. He was known as a hard worker. As a skilled carpenter, he worked 19 years in Pennsylvania installing kitchens and bathrooms. Upon his return to Ashe county he worked as a Christmas tree grower.
He is survived by his wife Jeanette (Phillips) Brooks of Fleetwood; a son, Kevin Brooks and wife Lisa of Oxford, Pennsylvania; three grandsons Thomas Wade Brooks III, Chris Brooks, and Justin Brooks; two great grandchildren, Damion and Kaylee Brooks; several nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Wade Brooks Junior; five sisters and seven brothers.
The funeral will be held at 11:00 A.M.on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Fleetwood, NC with Rev. Tim Coffey officiating. Burial folow be in Gap Creek Community Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Gap Creek Community Cemetery in care of Sheree Sloop, 1630 Skyland Drive, Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Austin and Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory of Boone is in charge of these arrangements.