Larry K. Brooks

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Larry K. Brooks

January 06, 1942 - March 12, 2019

Larry K. Brooks Larry K. Brooks, 77, of the Gilbert Road, Mooers, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at his home under the loving care of his family and Hospice of the North Country.
He was born in Potsdam, Jan. 6, 1942, the son of the late, Raymond and Catherine (Kingsbury) Brooks. He grew up in Mooers and graduated from Mooers High School in 1959.
Larry loved the Lord, his family, farming, hiking, and dancing. He will be fondly remembered for his hard work ethic and his infectious smile.
He served on several boards including, Mooers Wesleyan Church, Mooers Camp Meeting Association, Clinton County Farm Bureau, Clinton County Soil and Water, Cornell Cooperative Extension, and Mooers Zoning.
Left to cherish the memory of Larry are his loving wife of 58 years, Janet (Rabideau) Brooks, who he married March 2, 1961, in the Mooers United Methodist Church; daughter, Tracy (Eric) Myers; son, Larry Lindon (Shelly) Brooks; daughter, Christina Brooks-Moore; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; siblings, Trudy Graves, Karen Shield, and Thomas (Janice) Brooks; siblings-in-law, Evelyn Defayette, Dorothy (Rene) Coupal, and Leon (Sue) Rabideau; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held Friday, March 15, 2019, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 793 Gilbert Road, Mooers. A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 10 a.m. in the Mooers Wesleyan Church with Rev. John Gillette, Church Pastor, officiating. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall. Burial will be in the spring in the Mooers Riverside Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the North Country or the Mooers Wesleyan Church.
Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 793 Gilbert Road, Mooers, 236-4747. To offer an online condolence, share a symbolic gesture, or share a photo in memory of Larry Brooks please visit
Published on March 13, 2019
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5 posts

Heather Sauve Larche
Mar 19, 2019
Janet, Larry, Shelly & Family....I am so saddened to hear this. I always enjoyed my conversations I had with "Me". He was such a great man, one I will never forget! Thinking of all of you and sending prayers your way.
Anne & Norm Duprey
Mar 19, 2019
Janet. So very sorry to hear. I did not know he’d been ill and I just now read Larry’s obituary and am in shock. We send our love and condolences to you and the family.
Dale & Joanne Krohn
Mar 14, 2019
Sending our condolences for the loss of Larry . We will never forget his smile and our Bible group studies that we shared. We are so sorry for your loss .
Grace Tyrell
Mar 13, 2019
My condolence to the Brooks family. Larry was a kind man with a beautiful smile. I remember him from church when we lived in Mooers.. Rest in peace Larry.
Tammy Grom
Mar 13, 2019
Larry, Shelly and family I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers