Floyd “Chub” Brooks, 88, of Andrews, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in a Murphy care facility.
He was born in Clay County, but was a lifetime resident of Andrews. Chub worked with his family at Reece Motor Co. as parts manager. He also worked as a parts manager for several other businesses.
Chub volunteered with the Andrews Volunteer Fire Department and retired as fire chief. He was a member of Andrews First Baptist Church, where he served as deacon, Sunday School teacher and superintendent.
He was the son of the late Thomas Jefferson “Jeff” and Cordie Elizabeth Ledford Brooks. He also was preceded in death by two sisters, Frances West and Divola Frye; and two brothers, Thomas Frank Brooks and J.V. Brooks.
Surviving are his wife of 66 years, June Lunsford Brooks; a daughter, Nancy Brooks Bradshaw and husband Wilfred of Andrews; two sons, David Brooks and wife Ann of Andrews, and Steven Brooks and wife Patricia of Clarkesville, Ga.; a sister, Alma “Cricket” Gray of Andrews; a brother, Wade Brooks and wife Judy of Andrews; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov, 10, in Andrews First Baptist Church with Dr. Calvin Bobo officiating. The inurnment will be in Valleytown Cemetery at a later date.
The family will receive friends from noon-1:50 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Andrews First Baptist Church prior to the services.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in memory of Floyd “Chub” Brooks to Andrews First Baptist Church Kid’s Food Bag Program, P.O. Box 427, Andrews, NC 28901.
Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews, is in charge of all arrangements.
An online guest register is available at www.iviefuneralhomeinc.com.