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“Faye Horne and sons Brooks, Wyatt, and Eddie lit a candle for John J. Brooks ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Faye Horne and sons Brooks, Wyatt, and Eddie

“I hope and pray for strength to this amazing family i have grown to love over the years, and I know that John is in heaven with his son watching over...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Stephen Schroeder

“Jean, so sorry to hear of Johns passing, our prayers are with you and the family. May you look to God for strength and comfort in the comming days...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Marion Ramsey

“Jerry and Margaret Wells lit a candle for John J. Brooks ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Jerry and Margaret Wells

“Eugenia - Jerry and I are so sorry to learn of your loss. We did not know John personally, however losing your mate so sudden is devastating. May God...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Jerry and Margaret Wells

“We are very sorry Jean, we will remember John and you in our prayers... Charles and Lynda Carroll ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Charles and Lynda Carroll

“Charles and Lynda Carroll lit a candle for John J. Brooks ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Charles and Lynda Carroll

“Dear Jean and Family,Our hearts are aching too.Our love and prayers are with each of you.David and Lilly ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: David & Lilly Herring

“Sorry we cannot be there with all of you at this cross road in your life. I know you will hold on to each other and regroup and move forward. All of...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Laura Beach

“we love grandpa and we will miss him. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: qibin xiao & xi lin & grace xiao

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. "Cousin" Mary Sue Pletcher ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Sue Pletcher


Goldsboro - John Jasper Brooks, 79, passed away on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

John was born in Ohio on September 12, 1932 to the late Donnie Brooks and Effie Lilly Brooks. He was the owner and operator of Rohr Tire. John served his country in the United States Air Force for 25 years retiring as a major. He was a proud member of the Masonic Lodge and was one of the founders of the Civil Air Patrol at the Goldsboro Municipal Airport.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 23, 2011 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed with a funeral service in the chapel at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Steve Wellman officiating. Interment will follow at Wayne Memorial Park with full military honors.

John is survived his wife, Eugenia Rohr Brooks; his son Jerry Brooks and Deborah Brown of Goldsboro; his daughters; Vikki Blalock and Jerry of Talladega and Jenny Jaber of Raleigh; his brother, Charles T. Brooks of Georgia; his sisters, Laura Beech of Kentucky and Lilly Herring of SC; his fourteen grandchildren and great grandchild, Kaelyn Brooks.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, John Charles Brooks.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.