Lester Leon Brooks, age 82 of Battletown, KY, passed away at Indian Creek Nursing and Rehab in Corydon, IN on Wednesday, April 28, 2021.
He was born on July 4, 1938 in Brownsville, KY son of the late Gerlie and Rhoda Ellen Vincent Brooks. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Frances Wilma Croley Brooks; sister, Madge Bush; and brother, Wilmer Brooks.
Lester was a U.S. Army Veteran who was stationed at Ft. Knox mainly in the engineer Groups; retired from the United Catalyst Chemicals in Louisville, where he worked for approximately 34 years; he enjoyed fishing, deer hunting, and elk hunting in Colorado.
He is survived by his children: Teresa June (Tony) Estes of Madisonville, Randy Joe (Maureen) Webb of Hagerstown, MD, Sherry Adams of Brandenburg, and Tammy (Donnie) Hack of Mt. Washington; brothers, Charles Brooks, Coy (Jeanette) Brooks, Larry (Linda) Brooks, and Gerald (Ruth) Brooks; 7 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at the Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home on Sunday, May 2, 2021 from 6-8:00 P.M. and Monday from 9-11:00 A.M.
Funeral Services will be held from the chapel of the Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Alan Thomas officiating and burial to follow in the Eastlawn Cemetery next to his wife.
Online condolences may be left at www.bjsfunerals.com