UHRICHSVILLE -- R. Scott Brooks, 63, of Uhrichsville, formerly of Wooster, died Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at Akron City Hospital, after a sudden illness.
Born in Wooster on Jan. 1, 1954, Scott was the son of the late Dorothy (Hines) and George Brooks. He was a 1972 graduate of Wooster High School and had worked for a number of years as the meat and deli manager for the former Teeters Grocery Store in Strasburg. Most recently he was a truck driver for Superior Speedy of Akron.
Scott loved animals, riding his Harley, being outdoors, and spending time in his pool during the summer months.
Surviving are his wife of 29 years, Patsie, whom he married on May 25, 1988; sisters, Georgiana (Michael) Blouin, Judy Hines and Penny Brooks; a brother, George (Brenda) Brooks; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Scott was preceded in death by a sister, Connie Sillman.
In keeping with Scott's wishes there will be no public visitation or services. Geib's Tuscarawas Valley Crematory handled cremation care.
The family requests contributions in Scott's memory be directed to Tuscarawas County Humane Society, 1432 Tall Timber Road, NE, New Philadelphia 44663.
Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Scott by visiting the funeral home's website at www.GeibCares.com.