Floyd Kenton Obituary, Death – Floyd “Fuzzy” Kenton Brooks, a devoted father, loving grandfather, and dedicated member of his community, passed away on Monday, July 10, 2023, at the age of 79. He was born on October 2, 1943, in Winchester, Kentucky, to the late John R. Brooks, Jr. and Emma Ruth Lawson Brooks. Floyd led a life of service and commitment. He served his country as a proud member of the United States Marine Corps, where he exemplified honor, courage, and dedication to his fellow servicemen. After his military service, Floyd found meaningful work as a guard at Lowes Building Center, where his strong work ethic and friendly nature made a lasting impact on his colleagues and customers.
Family was at the center of Floyd’s life, and he cherished the moments spent with his loved ones. Floyd was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Vina Lainhart Brooks, as well as his daughters Jennifer Lainhart and Susan Brooks Kaylor, and grandson James Abner. Despite these heart-wrenching losses, Floyd found strength in his family and is survived by his daughters Nancy Brooks, Angie Bennett, and Nicole Lainhart. Floyd will be deeply missed by his sisters, Shirley Stanfield and Sue Keller, as well as his cherished grandchildren: Stacey Dobbs, Adam Bennett, Dana Slone, and Heather Fallen. He also leaves behind several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews who were fortunate enough to have known and loved him.
A funeral service to honor Floyd’s life will be held on Friday, July 14, at 2:00 pm at the Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home. Kenny Speaks will preside over the service, providing comfort and support to the grieving family and friends. Prior to the service, a visitation will take place from 11:00 am until the hour of service, offering an opportunity for loved ones to come together and share memories of Floyd. Following the service, Floyd will be laid to rest in Clarmont Memorial Gardens, where he will find eternal peace. His memory will continue to live on in the hearts of all who had the privilege of knowing him, and his legacy of love, dedication, and service will inspire generations to come. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations be made to a charity of your choice in Floyd “Fuzzy” Kenton Brooks’ honor.