James « Jim » Brooks
James » Jim »
Brooks, 83 years of age, of Amherst, passed away
peacefully on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Born in Lindsay, ON, he
was a son of the late John & Vera (Badgeley)
Jim was a hard worker, who’s family came
first. Jim enjoyed to tinker and work on his car. He loved music,
especially jazz, blue grass and country. Jim was a homebody but loved
to have friends and family over for a visit. If Jim loved
you, he loved to torment you.
Jim will be sadly missed by his wife,
Shirley, son, James « Jimbo » (Lee) of Sarnia, ON; sisters,
Barb Hand of Flordia, Linda Ross (Rick) of Corunna,
ON, sister in law, Mary Lee Melanson (Layton Porter) of
Amherst, Eleanor Haines (Sidney) of Berts Corner, NB, brother in laws
Garnet Melanson (Lorna) of Amherst, Lonnie Melanson (Pearl) of
Amherst, Rick Melanson (Lorna) of Maccan, NS, Timmy Melanson of BC,
nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased
by his brothers, John, Wally, Paul, Fred. brother in law, David
Melanson, sister in law, Rose Melanson. He was a cherished son in law
to the late Eugene & Beatrice
Arrangements are under the care and
direction of Jones Family Funeral Centre,
70 Church, Amherst, NS (902-667-8777). The family will receive
visitors on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 1 -3 p.m. at the funeral
home with a memorial service to follow at 3 p.m.
The family would like to extend a
special thank you to the nurses and doctors on the surgical wing of
the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Your care and compassion
will always be remembered.
Family flowers only. Should friends
desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Cumberland Co.
Hospice & Palliative Care Society. Sharing of memories and
condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Jim’s online
memorial at www.jonesfamilyfuneralcentre.ca or through the Jones Family Funeral Centre Facebook
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de James Jim Brooks..
Décès pour la Ville: Amherst, Province: Nova Scotia