Obituary of Donald Stewart Brooks
At Fordwich Village Nursing Home on Saturday, June 8, 2019, Donald Brooks at the age of 76.
Cherished dad of Edward Brooks of Gorrie and Andrea (Andy) Munro of Brantford. Loving grandpa of Mitchell Brooks, Kenzie Brooks, Brent Graham (Kelsi), Morgan Graham (Margi) and Eric Graham. Dear brother of John & Rosalind Brooks, Linda & Ben Beishuizen and Susan & Fred Doupe. Don is predeceased by his parents Stewart & Marjorie (née Smith) Brooks, his brother Wesley Brooks and sister-in-law Joan.
Don will be missed greatly by his aunts and uncle, many nieces and nephews, cousins and extended family members including Melissa (Paul) Fletcher, Neil Munro (Eliza) and Nick Munro.
Don studied at the University of Waterloo, graduating in 1966 with a degree in Electrical Engineering and went on to have a successful career as a Professional Engineer and founding partner in Group Eight Engineering. Retiring from engineering, Don returned to his roots in farming, first in Fordwich and then in Chepstow, later retiring again and settling in Formosa before spending his later years in Fordwich.
Visitation will be held at McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 5:00-8:00 pm. Funeral service will take place in the Chapel on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 11:00am. Interment in Ripley Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Diabetes Association or the Fordwich Village Nursing Home Residents Council would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.