Paul James Brooks
1942-2023

Graveside service for Paul Brooks will be Thursday, May 4, 2023 at 2:00 pm in Bison Cemetery, Bison, Oklahoma with Rev Ed Menasco presiding. Arrangements by Anderson-Burris Funeral Home and Crematory.

Paul was born on November 13, 1942 in Purcell, Oklahoma to James Elijah and Irene Coward Brooks and died April 29, 2023 in Enid.

He grew up all over Oklahoma and Texas following his father’s job in the oilfield. Paul graduated from Tuska High School. He worked in the grocery store in Hennessey, where he met Pat Vaverka. They married February 23, 1963 in Hennessey. Paul enlisted in the U.S. Navy, stationed in Hawaii. Following his discharge, they returned to Enid in 1965. Paul was an electrician, working several years at Farmland, retiring in 2003. He was an avid sportsman, hunting and fishing. Paul enjoyed woodworking, carving and making jewelry. He was a dog lover.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, David and sister, Glenda Brooks Marsh.

Paul is survived by his wife, Pat; sons, Paul J. Brooks, Jr and Phillip (Kristi) Brooks; two grandchildren, Paul J. Brooks III and Magen Renae Brooks; brother, Charles Brooks; other relatives and many friends.

Interment Funeral

Anderson-Burris Funeral Home & Crematory
3002 N Van Buren St
Enid, OK 73703
(580) 233-2700
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