Funeral services for Paul Dean Brooks, 84, will be held at 3 p.m., November 28, at Mayking Baptist Church. Visitation will begin at the church at 1 p.m.
A son of the late Hubert H. and Marie Rogers Brooks and the widower of Joyce Bates Brook, he was born in the Apex Coal Camp at Thornton. He died November 19 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jack Brooks and Ronald Brooks; a sister, Glenda Ann Sexton; and a grandson, David Scott Bates.
Mr. Brooks was a U.S. Air Force veteran, and a longtime member of Mayking Baptist Church and the Whitesburg Masonic Lodge.
Surviving are two sons, Paul “Herky” Brooks and Phillip “Durand” Brooks and wife Michelle; a daughter, Misty Slone; grandchil- dren, Bucky Brooks and wife Caressa, Paul Brooks and wife Reana, Jeremy Collins, Tyler Collins, Nick Brooks, Jacob Brooks, Caitie Slone and Taylor Slone.; great-grandchildren, Preston Briley, John Easton, Cadon, Heidi, Carson, Kanean, Meah and Carter.; and a great-great-granddaughter, Livi.
Everidge Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.