Wayne L. Brooks, 84, of Beverly, Ohio, died on Monday, December 28, 2020 at his home. He was born on September 27, 1936 in Museville, Ohio, son of Kenneth Brooks and H. Muriel Barnes Brooks Gessel. He graduated from Beverly High School in 1954. He was retired from Globe Metallurgical after 41 years of service. Wayne had been a member of the Beverly Volunteer Fire Department for many years. He was married on March 24, 1956 to Nancy J. Stringer Brooks who died on December 19, 2020. He is survived by two sons, Brad Brooks and wife Rosanne of Beverly and Stacey Brooks of Beverly; a daughter, Lori Ginther and husband Dan of Beverly; a daughter in-law, Bobbi Brooks of Beverly; grandchildren, Courtney (Dakota) Flesher, Andrea (Wyatt) Wilson, Jeremy (Misty) Brooks, Danielle (Jon) Hatfield, Kasey Brooks, Tyler (Gina) Brooks, Alissa Ginther and Lexi Ginther; and ten great grandchildren; one brother, Kenneth Brooks of Medina, Ohio; two sisters in-law, Mary Conner of Beverly and Sarah Stringer of Columbus, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; a son, Kenn Brooks; two sisters, Mary Fulmer and Evelyn Burge; step-father, Clark Gessel and two infant great-grandchildren.
Graveside Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at the Beverly Cemetery with Pastor Karl Kesselring officiating. McCurdy Funeral Home in Beverly is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Beverly-Waterford Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 45, Beverly, Ohio 45715. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.mccurdyfh.com.
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