Arthur Brooks

Arthur Junior Brooks, 93, of Ronceverte, WV, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018, at the home of his granddaughter.

Born November 8, 1924, at Fort Spring, WV, he was the son of Carl Andrew and Glenna Mae Lawhorn Brooks.

Junior was a World War II U.S. Army Veteran. He was a member of the White Sulphur Springs Baptist Church. He and his late wife, Velma Opal Brooks owned and operated restaurants throughout Greenbrier County, including the Corner Grill in Ronceverte, Top Hat Billiards in Lewisburg and the Bluegrass Restaurant in Caldwell.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a great- granddaughter, Samantha Brooks; son-in-law, Henry Jones; brothers, Earl, Garland Lewis, Albert, Bobby Gene, Melvin Lee, Jimmy and Billy Brooks; and sisters, Violet Spinks, Shirley Brooks and Betty Lou Terry.

Survivors are a son, Lewis Brooks and wife, Rhonda, of Caldwell, WV; daughter, Sharon Jones of Caldwell; grandchildren, Nichole Rodoussakis and Raina Holland, Richard Brooks and wife, Debbie, Leah Angle and husband, Chris, Paula Baker and husband, Steve, and Sarah Nussbaum and husband, Fred; great-grandchildren, Christian Taylor, Josh and Adam Baker, Rachel and Rebecca Brooks, Kason Angle, Madison and Rylee Bolt, Samual Brooks and Emily, Noah and Sydney Nussbaum; one sister, Phyllis June Cole and husband, Clifford, of Beckley, WV; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 2 p.m. at the Morgan Funeral Home Chapel, 252 Montvue Drive, Lewisburg. Burial will follow in the Greenbrier Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be from 12-2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, immediately before time of service.

Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the family at

Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary originally published in the February 26, 2018 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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