Ronald Eugene Brooks was born on August 25, 1957 in Columbia, South Carolina to the late Delores Jean Brooks. He departed this earthly journey on March 21, 2020.
Ronald was educated in the public schools of Richland County and was a graduate of CA Johnson High School, class of 1975. He was a boy scout growing up and was a part of the Air Force ROTC program during his high school years. After graduating from high school, Ronald began his career with Allied, later known as Honeywell. He was a dedicated worker for over 30 years until his retirement. Ronald also worked with his family at Myers Mortuary & Cremation Services. He was a faithful member of the staff and often spoke of wanting to return to what he enjoyed doing, but could not because of his health.
Ronald was baptized at First Nazareth Baptist church in Columbia, South Carolina, where he served as a Sanctuary Usher and Greeter. Ronald also was a member of Brotherhood Course until he started having health issues.
Ronald was preceded in death by his mother, Delores Jean Brooks.
Ronald leaves to cherish his precious memory his daughter, Vanessa Montgomery-Robinson and son, Brezlon Shealy, both of Columbia, SC; seven grandchildren, Jayla Robinson, Jasaih Robinson, Chynah Trapp, Kegan Mitchell, Kylah Shealy, Ja’Kobe Shealy and Kayden Shealy all of Columbia, SC; best friend, Wilson; a special friend, Katrina Shealy; and a host of cousins and friends.
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