Robert Pendleton Brooks

June 14, 1945July 9, 2021

Robert Pendleton Brooks, age 76 of Bassett, Virginia, passed away on Friday, July 9, 2021 after a brief illness. He was born on June 14, 1945 in Norfolk, Virginia to the late Dillard Brooks and the late Hilda Elizabeth Taylor Perdue. In addition to his parents, he was also predeceded in death by his stepfather; Clyde Perdue, a granddaughter; Saige Bowman, a sister; Mary Bryd, a brother; Wayne Brooks, his partner; Katy Burnette. He had lived most of his life in Henry County. He was employed by AC Furniture as Plant Manager until his retirement. He was of the Baptist Faith.

Mr. Brooks is survived by one daughter; Kimberly Newman and husband, Dennis, one grandson; Justin Bowman and friend, Sharon, one great granddaughter; Braylee Bowman, one great grandson; Phoenix Bowman and one sister; Deane Cecil.

A Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at Collins Funeral Home, 30 Riverside Hwy, Bassett, Virginia from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

The family would like to express a “Special Thanks” to the Burnette and Bray Families.

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Collins Funeral Home at Bassett, Virginia is respectfully serving the Brooks Family.


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Cynthia Freeman

July 16, 2021

I always liked Bob. He surely will be missed. He is not gone. He just has gone home. 💟

Vernon Kendrick

July 14, 2021

I'm so sorry to hear my best friend of many years is gone. We shared
so many good memories as kids and then as adults too. I'm truly going to miss him. Our thoughts are with you Kim.

With Love
Vernon, Hazel, and Vicki

Lisa Scott

July 10, 2021

Kim, family
I’m so very sorry to hear of your daddy passing. Thinking of you during this difficult time.
Lisa Lawson Scott.

Doug Ingram

July 10, 2021

RIP Bob! I remember Bobby from my childhood, Great guy and always pleasant to be around, Prayers of Comfort for the family!