John Brooks

John M "JR" Brooks

Saturday, February 12th, 1966 - Friday, October 16th, 2020
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John M. “JR” Brooks, 54, of Lowell, Ohio, died Friday, October 16, 2020, at his home. He was born on February 12, 1966 in Combassa, Italy, to Lonnie and Emillia Laurelli Brooks.

JR served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He had worked at the Marietta Fire Department and then was a paramedic for several different ambulance companies in the Mid-Ohio Valley. JR was a friend to many and will be greatly missed. He loved the outdoors. JR loved hunting, his dogs, comradery and cherished his many, many friends. His life was one of service, encouragement, opinion and yes...conversation!!! He was always there with a helping hand!

Abiding with his wishes, he has been cremated. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at the Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home. There will be no service. Face masks will be required and social distancing will be observed.

Donations in his memory may be directed to the Washington County Veteran’s Association or the American Cancer Society. Cawley & Peoples is honored to serve JR’s family and friends and offers online condolences and many other resources by visiting their website,

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Jim and Chad Harmon

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May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of John M. Brooks, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
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and prayers to the family of ….

US Air Force Veteran, John M. Brooks, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Dawn Barton Posted at 02:10pm

So sorry to hear of JR’s passing. My condolences to his friends and family.

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