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Date published: 5/2/2014

Gerald W. Brooks

Gerald W. Brooks, 64, of Partlow passed away Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at his home after a short bout with cancer.

Mr. Brooks taught auto mechanics at Stafford Senior High School and Brooke Point High School. He coached football, wrestling and softball. He owned Appaloosa horses. He was a former president of Virginia Appaloosa Horse Club.

Survivors include his wife, Beth Ray; son Dale Brooks (Michele) of Graham, N.C.; grandchildren Kyra, Alexis and Jackson Brooks; mother Roberta Brooks; brother Jerry Brooks (Sandi); brother-in-law Jim Ray; niece Heather Gallagher; and nephew Shawn Brooks.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles R. Brooks Jr.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at the funeral home chapel.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralser vice.com.