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Adam Gray Brooks

September 12, 1953 ~ June 15, 2020 (age 66)



Adam Gray Brooks, Sr., 66, passed away on Monday, June 15, 2020, at home in Bessemer City. He was born on September 12, 1953, in Gaston County, NC to Charles Linberg and Pauline McDonald Brooks.

Adam was employed by W. Sumter Cox Painting for many years. He was dedicated to his job, but more so devoted to his family and friends who he cherished every moment with. He enjoyed going to the beach, the mountains, and to the lake. He loved cook-outs, fishing, and spending time with people. He made an impact in every person’s life he came in contact with. He was a problem solver and took on difficult projects around his home and to help others. He was a kind, helpful person to all he loved and cared for. He will be loved and missed by many.

He was preceded in death by his wife Ellie Michela Radford Brooks.

Left to cherish his memories are his sons Adam Brooks, Jr. and wife Leona, and Dwayne Brooks and wife Melody; daughters Tammy Brooks, Holly Brooks, and Tabitha Featherstone and husband Johnny, Jr.; grandchildren Adam Brooks, III, Pauline Brooks and fiancé Dakota Gibson, Austin Brooks, Autumn Inman and husband Andrew, Breanna Brooks and fiancé Preston Thomas, Savanna Brooks, LJ Featherstone, Waylon Featherstone, Jacob Featherstone, Laynon Featherstone, Michael Brooks, and Madison Belk; great-grandchildren Celestine Gibson, Catalina Gibson, Raiden Gibson, and Emma Inman; special beloved friend Summer Davis and son Damien; and many other friends, others who thought of him as a dad and a pawpaw, sisters, and a brother.

Adam’s graveside service will be held 2: 00 PM on Thursday, June 18, 2020 at Westview Gardens.

His family will receive friends at the home from 6:00-8:00 PM Wednesday, June 17, 2020.

Donations may be made to Gaston Hospice.

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June 17, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Adam's House
Family's Home
Bessemer City, NC 28016

Graveside Service
June 18, 2020

2:00 PM
Westview Gardens
1123 Edgewood Road
Bessemer City, NC 28016

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