March 1939 – Jan. 2016
Ross Vance Brooks, 77 of Waterford, passed away on Jan. 26. Ross was born in Oakland, and raised in the Martinez and Pleasant Hill area. He graduated from Alhambra High School in 1957 and was an entrepreneur most of his life. Ross settled in Waterford in 2005.
He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Anna Brooks; children, Sabrina Duncan of Martinez, Diane Skaggs of Vacaville, and Kelly Howard of Manteca; stepchildren, Tim Shirey of Missouri, Brian Carson of Lemoore, and Kimberly Gentry of Arizona; 19 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and sister Donna Frew, Coarsegold, CA.
Memorial contributions made to , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Visitation will begin at 9 a.m., on Wednesday, Feb. 3, with the funeral to follow at 1 p.m., the same day at Allen Mortuary, 247 N. Broadway in Turlock with burial to follow at Lakewood Memorial Park in Hughson, CA.
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