Dan “Danny” Henry Brooks, 53, of Athens, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, November 9, 2016.
He graduated from McMinn Central in 1981, and graduated from UT of Chattanooga with a B.S. in Criminal Justice. He worked for the State of Tennessee Correctional Department as a counselor for the past 25 years. He was presently working at Bledsoe County, “Pikeville” Correctional Institution.
Preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Jeff and Mary Lou Mason Brooks; maternal grandparents, Harlin “Cooley” and Lorriane Vaughn Hamilton; niece, Alekah
Survivors include his wife of 24 years, Denise Kujath Brooks; three children, Brian Brison, 29, and wife Amy of White Bluff, Melissa Brooks, 23, of Athens, and Michael Brooks, 22, of Athens; grandchildren, Kansas Brison, 3, and Elijah 18 months of White Bluff; parents, Hubert and Betty Hamilton Brooks of Englewood; two sisters, Sandra Brooks, Lisa Brooks and brother, Trae Atkins of Englewood; two nephews, Cody Elliott of Englewood and Lucas Atkins of Englewood; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral service were held at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 15, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Gail Crabtree officiating. Family and friends assembled at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 16, at the funeral home and proceeded to Mars Hill Cemetery for the 11:00 a.m. committal service.
If you were unable to attend, you may sign the guest registry at www.bordwinefuneralhome.com.
Bordwine Funeral Home of Etowah was in charge of arrangements.