Thomas P. “Tom” Brooks, 60, of Cheshire, was called home on Friday, February 24, 2012, at Ohio State University Hospital, in Columbus. Tom was retired from American Electric Power. He was a member of the Ash Street Baptist Church, in Middleport. Tom was born December 15, 1951, in Rupert, W.Va., a son to the late Herbert and Juanita (Ramsey) Brooks.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, John Porter Brooks and Steven Ramsey Brooks.
Tom is survived by his wife, Dorothy (Chapman) Brooks; his son, John Thomas Owens, of Cheshire; two grandchildren, Trenton and Emma Owens; and his sister, Carrie Lynn Carey, of Beckley.
Tom’s life will be remembered at 7 p.m., Wednesday, February 29, 2012, at the Crow-Hussell Funeral Home, with Pastors Mark Morrow and Carl Swisher officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., on Wednesday.
The family has requested that flowers be omitted. The family asks that contributions be made to the funeral home to help offset funeral expenses.
Tom’s care has been entrusted to Crow-Hussell Funeral Home. An online registry is available at www.crowhussellfh.com.