It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our oldest brother Beverly Wayne Brooks on December 8, 2014.  He was 72 years old.  Bev was born in Chatham on April 11, 1942 to the late and much loved Rosa June (2008) and Benjamin William Brooks (1990).  Bev leaves to mourn him his daughters Lori Anne Brooks of Naughton ON and Gwenna Males of Orangeville, two grandchildren Pasha Males (Jay) and Jeremy Willard and one great grandson David Edward Robinson.  Loving brother of Marilyn Dudley (Robert), Leon (Dawn), Byron, John (Dianna) and Cecil (Diane).  Godfather to Robert Dudley Jr.  Brother-in-law to Carol and Cathy.  He will be sadly missed by two Aunts, Blanche Brooks of Chatham and Eleanor Green of Windsor.  He also leaves several nieces and nephews and a host of cousins.  The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday December 13, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home, 53 Stanley Street in Blenheim.  Visitation will take place one hour prior to the Funeral conducted by Rev. Paul McPhail.  IF you wish to make a donation, please consider the North Buxton Community Cemetery in care of Wayne Travis (519) 354-4584 (charitable organization).  Online condolences for the family and memorial donations may be left at

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