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Gary G. Brooks age 80 of Cedar Springs died Friday, April 17, 2020 at home surrounded by his family. Gary was born September 16, 1939 in Big Rapids, MI the son of Gordon and Lorraine (Ranshaw) Brooks. Gary worked at Wolverine World Wide for over 40 years. He enjoyed carving and working with wood. He loved the outdoors and especially loved his family. He is survived by his loving wife Sandy whom he married on June 11, 1960; children, Richard (Carolyn) Brooks, Russell (Dawn) Brooks, Robert (Julie) Brooks, Stacey (Brien) Velting; brother, Ronald (Karen) Brooks; sister, Connie Brooks (Bob Petrimoulx); grandchildren, Stephanie (Andrew) Passage, Ashleigh (Aaron) Wilcome, Nicole (Pat) Krouse, Jessica (Jon) Cole, Eric (Jessica) Brooks, Aleshia Coffey, Spencer Brooks, Levi (Emilie) Velting, Aaron Brooks, Bryar Velting; 16 great-grandchildren; honorary family, Phil Meitz and Jordan Smith. The family held a private burial. A public service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Cedar Springs Fire Department, 31 W. Maple St., Cedar Springs, MI 49319 or to Parkinson’s Association of West Michigan, 260 Jefferson SE #210 Grand Rapids, MI 49503. 

Arrangements by Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral Home, Cedar Springs

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