Charles Ralph Brooks was born January 9,1959 in Tampa, Florida. At a young age, he dedicated his life to Christ and enjoyed church in – serving and singing. His favorite song was “I Made A Step,” by the Mighty Clouds Of Joy.
Charles graduated in 1977 from Tampa Bay Technical High School. He was lead quarterback on the football team while attending Horace Mann Middle School and his team won the Hillsborough County District Championship.
Mr. Charles Ralph Brooks, who departed this life on February 22, 2022, was preceded in death by his parents, Sister Josie M. Vickers and father, Sam Brooks; brothers, Clarence Lee Brooks, Sr., and Steve Henry McCormick, Jr.; and sister, Eva Bush.
He leaves to cherish fond memories: daughter, Tasha Brooks; brothers, Donald McCormick (Brenda), Larry Brooks (Darlene), Rev. Willie Frank Brooks, Warren Brooks, and special nephew/brother, Anthony Thompson (Kimberly); sisters, Darien Cooper, Carolyn Reed Watkins (friend, Gary), and Sandra Thompson (Rev. Clyde Thompson); devoted god-brothers, Anthony Lee Frierson and Melton Taylor (Hazel), of Melbourne, FL; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and devoted family and friends.