Brooks Thomas Doughtie

April 8, 1951January 28, 2019

Brooks Thomas Doughtie, age 67, passed away peacefully in his sleep in the home of a loved one in The Woodlands, TX on the morning of January 28, 2019. From his birth in Houston, TX on April 8, 1951 to his death he lived a life full of love, adventure, and joy through his faith.

He was a star athlete at Pasadena High School (Class of 1969) and went on to play football at Texas A&M University (Class of 1973). After graduation he coached baseball and football at Lamar Consolidated High School before settling into a life in the oil field up until his retirement. Anyone who knew Brooks will tell you that nothing made him happier than to brag about his children and grandchildren and to spend his time at the family property in Caldwell, TX. Brooks is preceded in death by his parents Dorenda Tonia Hale and Symond Elbert Doughtie and his wife Elaine White. He is survived by his Sister, Dorenda (Michael); 7 children, Amy, Sara (Scott), Paul, Mary, Kathryn, Emily (Steven), and Gregory (Diana); and 8 grandchildren, Zoey, Xavier, Lilli, Alyssa, Rachel, Zachary, Brooks, and Beau.

Family, friends and others whose lives were touched by Brooks are invited to a viewing on Friday, February 1 from 5:00 to 8:00pm and again for funeral services on Saturday, February 2 at 1:00pm at Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home and Cemetery, 18000 Interstate 45 South, The Woodlands, TX 77384. Immediately following the service, a reception will be held at 6 Pinery Ridge Place in Spring, Texas, 77382.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Brooks’ name to Texas A&M University General Scholarship Fund and Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation. Hullabaloo, Caneck. Caneck.


  • Visitation Friday, February 1, 2019
  • Graveside Service Saturday, February 2, 2019

Brooks Thomas Doughtie

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Frankie Gonzales

February 3, 2019

This is for you coach ! The most honest and loving loyal man who I will cherish till the day I die I love you with all my heart and all the memories we had in baseball if it wasn't for you I would have never had a second chance I love you my friend rest in peace see you soon...

Sher Larsen Green

February 1, 2019

Brooks was my best friend in TAMU. Our conversation was begun when I asked him why he had told off the visiting obstetrician who taught our class that day and asked the beautiful athletes for sperm donations. Brooks was furious! I asked him why it made him so angry, and he stated that he would raise any child he fathered and he was wrong to ask them! I couldn't disagree with him. I was only thinking of the parents who would have their own babies.
As we walked and visited, I told him that I would be naming my first son Brooks. He laughed and asked why as I had only just met him. I told him that I fell in love with the name instantly when roll was called. We subsequently became very close friends and I loved the man too. We shared our similar, complicated challenges in life.
Our lives moved on after college, but we continued to touch base as the treasured friends we always were. He always was such a kind soul.
To his family, I must tell you that you were always the treasures in his life. He totally adored you and you guided his life. I know you will miss him. My heart is broken and you fill my heart with sadness for you.
I will surely miss his friendship and his inspirational messages.
God speed my dear friend. You left too soon.

Frank Bernard

January 31, 2019

Our deepest sympathy to all of Brooks family and friends on his passing. He was a great friend, I will miss visiting him and talking about everything while we sat in his garage with his bible at his side. Those great years working with him in Venezuela will always be remembered and cherished. We love you brother!

Debi Doughtie Elmore

January 31, 2019

Recently, just visiting on the phone during Christmas holidays. As teenagers, Brooks and I drove over after dark to the Pasadena City Park to feed the nuetrea rats that hung out there. Dorenda didn’t want to go, I didn’t believe the size of the rats or that people fed them! Brooks was big on “not being chicken” to try just about anything at least once. My heart hurts for the entire family.

Bart Goforth

January 31, 2019

I regret to hear of Brooks' passing. I got to play Southwest Conference football against Brooks when he was at A & M and I was at Rice,( 1969-73 ) . Knew him after that time period too. Please accept my condolences on his passing.

Butch Kamps

January 30, 2019

My deepest sympathy to the entire family. Brooks was a great friend, teammate and individual, caring and compassionate and always concerned about his fellow teammates and brothers. He had a great since of humor and quick wit, no doubt enriched by the quirks and adversity we all shared together during our football years and dorm life at A&M.
He will be missed by all.
May God’s Grace and the thoughts and prayers of many comfort the family.
Rest In Peace Brother