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Charles Herbert “Bubba” Brooks

Charles “Bubba” Brooks, of Poplar Branch, died March 6, 2019 at home. He grew up in Norfolk, Va., the son of Charles and Stella Brooks. Bubba joined the United States Army when he was 17 years old and was stationed at Fort Bragg in the 82nd Airborne Division.  He was a member of Local 79 Iron Workers Union for 50 years.

Locally, Bubba was a member of the Outer Banks Harley Owners Group. He and his wife both enjoyed riding their motorcycles to many events and charity functions. Bubba was a member of Jarvisburg Christian Church in Jarvisburg.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Elaine; sons Larry H. and wife Kim and Charles H. Brooks; brother Larry G. Brooks and wife Debbie; sisters Phyllis and husband Brandon Lea and Sandi Soule, Lisa and Brenda Brooks; grandchildren Colby, Whitney, Jason and Chad Brooks and wife Savannah; three great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives, in-laws and extended family members and friends.

The memorials service will take place at Jarvisburg Church of Christ Wednesday March 13 at 1 p.m. with Pastor Tom Hunt officiating. Condolences to the family may be expressed via the online register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.

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