Services for Forrest Nathaniel (Nate) Brooks, 38, of College Station were held Monday, Aug. 16, 2010, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Burial was in I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Mr. Brooks died Tuesday, Aug. 10, at his residence in College Station.

He was born Sept. 10, 1971, in Nacogdoches to William Terry Brooks and Judy Elaine (Fowler) Brooks.

Mr. Brooks attended Nacogdoches High School and Nacogdoches First Church of the Nazarene, where he was active in the Caravan program and quizzing program and achieved the Bresee Award.

He graduated f rom A llen Academy in 1991 and attended Blinn College at College Station.

Mr. Brooks was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, attended Aldersgate Methodist Church of College Station and was active in the Puppet Ministry.

He was a College Station resident for the past 22 years and previously lived in Jasper and Nacogdoches.

Mr. Brooks enjoyed soccer, tennis, chess, fishing and playing the trombone and, as a child, he was active in soccer and Boy Scouts.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Wallace and Emma Gene Brooks and John and Julia Fowler, and an uncle, James Brooks.

Survivors are his parents, Terry and Dr. Judy Brooks of College Station; a sister, Margie Brooks- Horton and husband Donnie of Bryan; and his aunts and uncles, Lester and Venita Brooks, Harold and Gayle Brooks, Jim and Lynda Fowler; also, several nieces, a nephew and cousins.

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