Raymond Brooks of Texas City, TX passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Mainland Medical Center Texas City, TX. He was a native of Galveston, TX graduating from the Distinguished Central High School there and returning after serving in the US Marine Corps. He retired from Union Pacific Railroad with 30 plus years of service. He was member of Shiloh AME Church.
Those preceding him in death were his parents; brothers, Donald Brooks and Jeffery Brooks and sister, Sue Washington. He is survived by his wife, Janet Brooks; children, Mary Francis Frenchwood, Kay Evans, La Tasha Batiste Simien, John Harris, Raymond Brooks Jr., Vincent Aldridge and Shea Lewis; brothers, Charles Brooks (Bonnie), John Brooks; brother-in-law, Charles Washington; grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
The Celebration of His Life will be Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 1:00 PM in the Chapel of Carnes Funeral Home 3100 Gulf Freeway, Texas City, TX 77591. Memorials may be sent to the Funeral Home.