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Russell "Ricky" Bryant Brooks III

June 13, 1969 — April 2, 2023

Rockport, Indiana

Russell "Ricky" Bryant Brooks III

 

Russell “Ricky” Bryant Brooks III, 53, of Rockport, IN, passed away peacefully in his sleep into the loving arms of Jesus on Sunday April 2, 2023, He was born June 13, 1969, in Owensboro, to Russell Brooks Jr. and Judy Roberts McCarty. Ricky was a graduate of Ivy Tech with a degree in Industrial Electronics and was previously employed by Verizon Wireless. He enjoyed spending time outdoors on the farm, hunting, fishing, and was an avid boater. Ricky loved to cook, making up his own recipes, and was always up for a practical joke. He also spent time lifting trucks, tinkering with old tractors, and loved animals, especially his dog.

Ricky was a beloved son, brother, a proud uncle, and a good friend to many. He will be dearly missed by all and can rest easy until we see him again.

Ricky is survived by his mother, Judy Roberts McCarty (Larry); his father, Russell Brooks Jr. (Connie); two brothers, his twin, Ronnie Brooks (Melanie), and Christopher Brooks (Tara); nieces and nephews, Taylor Garrard (Tyler), Bailey Ellingsworth (Clay Glenn), Kaitlyn Brooks, McKenzie Ellingsworth, Shayla Abney (SSG Brennan Abney), PFC Kenny Brooks, and Jackson Dockery; and a great nephew, Harrison Abney.

The memorial service for Ricky will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 7, 2023, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory with Father John Vaughan officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday from 3 until 7 p.m. and Friday from noon until time of service at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Warrick County Humane Society 5722 South Vann Road Newburgh, IN 47630.

Memories and condolences for the family of Ricky Brooks III may be left at www.glenncares.com
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Visitation

Thursday, April 6, 2023

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Visitation

Friday, April 7, 2023

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Memorial Service

Friday, April 7, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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