EDDYVILLE, Ky. - Gary Dale Brooks, age 74, of Eddyville, KY passed away Sunday, April 28 at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville, IN following a short illness. He was retired from Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources having served as Superintendent of Sam Parr State Park and Crawford County Conservation Area. Mr. Brooks was a member of Central Presbyterian Church in Princeton, Newton Masonic Lodge, Valley of Madisonville Consistory, Ainad Shrine and Order of KY Colonel. He was also an Army veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Muriel Wanker Brooks, Eddyville, KY; one son Chris Brooks & wife, Michelle, Calhoun, IL and one granddaughter, Shauna Brooks, Newton, IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Dale and Imogene Matlock Brooks.
Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements are handled by Morgan's Funeral Home.
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