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Kevin Thomas Brooks

April 5, 1961 ~ May 2, 2021 (age 60)

Obituary

Kevin Thomas Brooks passed away at home on Sunday, May 2, 2021 in Lawrence, Michigan where he 
lived for many years with his wife Ann Marie Bidwell-Brown-Brooks who survives. Kevin and Ann Marie 
shared a wonderful life together for 32 years.
He was born April 5th, 1961 in Buffalo, New York, the son of Richard Nelsen Brooks and Catherine Rose 
Gutek-Brooks-McKenzie. Son in Law to Rose and Tom Reedy.

Kevin is survived by his two sons. Joseph Donald Brown of Georgia and Kevin Brooks Jr. of New York. He 
also has three siblings; Richard (Lynn) Brooks of Lawton, MI, Charles Brooks of New York and Janine Brooks of
New York.

Kevin served in the United States Air Force where he learned his trade in Heating, Air Conditioning and 
Ventilation (HVAC) beginning at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. Kevin worked in the commercial end of 
HVAC in Washington, D.C. for many years. He and his family later moved to Michigan and he began 
working as Quality Control for Absolute Aire in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and considered those there as his 
work family. 

Kevin loved to cook and share his creations with friends and family. He loved the food channels and was a master 
at grilling and creating mouth water entrees. He loved his Buffalo Bills and Sabre’s. Kevin was an avid 
bowler and received many certifications and awards for his scores. He also enjoyed Golf and competing 
on teams through work at Garland or playing with family and friends to practice. He loved being 
outdoors and riding his tractor or doing some landscaping on the property. He also enjoyed horse back 
riding and volunteering at veterans driven events (VFW and American Legion) in support of veterans.

The family will receive friends Saturday, May 8, 2021, 2:00pm - 4:00pm. with a celebration of life at 4:00 p.m. at
Adams Funeral Home, with Rev. David Small officiating. Interment will follow at the 
Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan on Tuesday May 11, 2021 at noon.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Saint Jude Children's Hospital or Al-Van Humane Society in South Haven, Michigan. 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
May 8, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Adams Funeral Home
502 West Michigan Avenue
Paw Paw, MI 49079

Celebration of Life
Saturday
May 8, 2021

4:00 PM
Adams Funeral Home
502 West Michigan Avenue
Paw Paw, MI 49079

Donations

Al-Van Humane Society
PO Box 421, South Haven MI 49090
Web: https://www.al-van.org/

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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