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Howard Earl ‘Rooster’ Brookshire Jr., 80, Army veteran

Howard Earl 'Rooster' Brookshire Jr.
Howard Earl ‘Rooster’ Brookshire Jr.

CAROLINA BEACH — Howard Earl “Rooster” Brookshire Jr. passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018. He was born Nov. 25, 1937, in Boone to Howard E. Brookshire Sr. and Gladys Cook Brookshire. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Rooster is survived by his wife, Sherry Farnsworth Brookshire; daughter, Elaine Wessel of Asheville; son, Howard E. “Pat” Brookshire III, and his wife, Regina, of Cincinnati, Ohio; daughter, Judy Parsons of Morganton; stepdaughter and caregiver, Leanne Womack of Carolina Beach; stepson, Brian Womack, and his wife, Tammy, of Vale; and grandchildren, William, Charles and Sarah Brookshire of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Austin Womack of Waco.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, July 7, at their residence. A private burial will follow.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that donations be made to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401; or NourishNC, 601 Greenfield St., Wilmington, NC 28401.

Share online condolences with the family at andrewsmortuary.com.

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