Richard Dale "Ricky" Brooks

Richard Dale "Ricky" Brooks, 62, of Elizabethtown, died Friday, March 1, 2019 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He was a native of Hardin County, a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, was employed by Windstream and had worked for the telephone company for 41 years. He was a bowler, golfer, UK fan, and a great husband, dad, and poppa. He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Mable Brooks; brother, Druen Brooks; and sister, Delores Brooks. He is survived by his wife of 38 1/2 years, Sandy Brooks; two sons, Jason (Christi) Brooks of Hardinsburg and Christopher Brooks of Lexington; a brother, Jay (Shana) Brooks of Cecilia; three sisters, Sue (Joe) Crutcher of Magnolia, Carol (Jimmy) Sherrard of Elizabethtown, and Carolyn (Ron) Campbell of Bagdad, KY; and four grandchildren, Riley, Colton, Ethan, and Hayden Brooks. The funeral is at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Immanuel Baptist Church with Dr. Charles Darland and Scott Wiggins officiating. Burial will follow in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Monday at Brown Funeral Home and continues at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Condolences may be expressed online at


Monday, March 4, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Immanuel Baptist Church


Tuesday, March 5, 2019 starting at 1:00 PM
Immanuel Baptist Church

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