Pulliam Funeral Chapel
Visitation: 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. Tuesday At First Christian Church, Oblong And Wednesday Morning From 9:00 A.M. Until The Time Of Service.
Funeral: 10:30 A.M. Wednesday June 16, 2010, Bro. Steve Willis And Bro. Dee Wolfe. First Christian Church, Oblong, IL
Expressions Of Sympathy May Take The Form Of A Contribution To The Matthew
Brooks Educational Fund, C/O First Robinson Savings Bank. Envelopes at
the church or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121
Oblong, IL. 62449
Tim Brooks, 50, Oblong, Illinois, entered the presence of his Lord and
Savior Friday morning June 11, 2010 at his home after a battle with cancer.
Tim was born July 26, 1959, in Robinson, Illinois and was the son of Lester
D. Brooks and Juanita (Wheeler) Brooks. On January 14, 1984 he married
Darla K. Dunlap who survives. Tim was the Sports Editor for the Robinson
Daily News for 15 years. He was a member of the First Christian Church,
Oblong, IL. Tim, coached girls softball at Oblong High School and Junior
High for 10 years, Lincoln Trail Junior College and Robinson High School
Junior Varsity Softball for one year each. He umpired for many years in
girl’s softball. At the age of 13, Tim started with Norm’s
Aces Women Softball Team in Robinson, IL. as a scorekeeper and wrote articles
about the team for the newspaper. Tim was an Assistant Softball Coach at
Greenville College and was inducted into the Greenville College Sports
Hall of Fame in 1998. He was a member of the Illinois High School Association
and was a former Youth leader for the First Baptist Church, Robinson, Illinois.
Tim enjoyed writing and was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals, Illini
and the Chicago Bears.
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