Donald G. Brooks

Donald G. Brooks, 72, of Opdyke, Illinois, passed away at 3:25 am September 16, 2020 at Nature Trail Health Care in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born October 31, 1947 in Paris, Illinois to the late Ira Gilmore and Esther Herina (Finkbiner) Brooks. Donald married Linda  (Peyton) Brooks on October 24, 1969.

A Visitation will be held Monday, September 21, 2020 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Christ Love Family Church (910 South 26th Street) in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 10:30 am at Opdyke Cemetery in Opdyke, Illinois with Chaplain Ernie Collins officiating. Interment will follow. Memorials may be made in Donald’s honor to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Please remember to observe social distancing at this time. Following the CDC and NFDA regulations, we encourage everyone to wear a mask in our facility. They will be made available, upon request. Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit for further information.

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