August 13, 1955 - July 30, 2021
John William “Bill” Brooks, III, 65, of Augusta, died Friday, July 30, 2021 at his home. He was born August 13, 1955 in Searcy a son of the late John William Brooks, Jr. and Jeannie (Byerly) Brooks. Bill was a 1973 graduate of Augusta High School and a life-long resident of Woodruff County. Bill could be classified as a jack of all trades and master of none. He was involved in area agriculture and construction work throughout his life. In 2000, he graduated Summa Cumme Laude from ASU with a degree in plant science and was a charter member of Alpha Gamma Rho. He enjoyed arrowhead hunting, boat riding on the river and fishing among many other things. Bill loved to work and was good at everything he did. He owned and operated the car wash in Augusta for many years and was also involved in demolition work. He could be seen riding around the county looking at the crops and would always find friends to stop and visit with. Bill was a genuine man and a very dependable and loyal friend who was loved by all that had the privilege of knowing him. He enjoyed spending time with his wife and trying new recipes and loved relaxing at home with his family at the end of a long day. Bill was a member of the First Baptist Church in Augusta. Bill is survived by his wife, Sandra Brooks; sister, Margaret Owen (Truett); niece, Skye Bullard; step-sons, Tyler Yeager, Josh Yeager (Brittney), Ashton Yeager and Mitchell Wood; grandson, Devin Allen as well as numerous cousins and a multitude of friends. Graveside services will be held on Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at the Augusta Memorial Park with Bobby Bowen officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Powell Funeral Home of Woodruff County. www.powellfuneralhome.net.
John William “Bill” Brooks, III, 65, of Augusta, died Friday, July 30, 2021 at his home. He was born August 13, 1955 in Searcy a son of the late John William Brooks, Jr. and Jeannie (Byerly) Brooks. Bill was a 1973 graduate of Augusta... View Obituary & Service Information
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