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Robert

Lewis "Buck"

Brookman

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February 7, 2016

Robert Lewis "Buck" Brookman, 66, of 2906 Valley Ridge Road passed away Sunday, February 7, 2016, with his family around him after losing his battle with cancer. Buck was born November 8, 1949, in New Castle a son of the late Henry Lewis Brookman and Mary Katherine Hinkle Brookman. He enjoyed being in his woodworking shop and was known for raising exotic birds, which he did for many years. Buck also loved his classic cars and enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a partner with his brother in Brookman Brothers Excavating Company for a number of years. Surviving are his Wife of 47 years, Pat Ruse Brookman of Covington; two Sons, Robbie Brookman and his wife, Michelle, of Edgewater, MD, and Jeremy Brookman and his Wife, Sammie, of Covington; his Daughter, Lori Simpson, of Chesapeake Beach, MD; nine grandchildren, Brittany Brookman, Danielle Simpson, Jacob Brookman, Taylor Simpson, Nick Simpson, Sarah Brookman, Sammy Brookman, Alex Franson and Chloe Franson; his great granddaughter, Savannah Tucker; one Brother, Sherman Brookman, and his Wife, Belva, of Covington; three Sisters, Bettie Nida and Wanda Vermillion, both of Covington and Marcella Sue Wright of New Castle; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles and a special family friend, Marilyn Paxton Brookman of Covington. The funeral service will be held Friday afternoon February 12, 2016, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. Nancy Hubbard officiating assisted by the Rev. Doug Hollenbeck. Interment will be made in Lone Star Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Robbie Brookman, Jeremy Brookman, Mike Brookman, Mike Carson, Larry"Mop"Campbell, Terry Nida, Frank Hepler, Wayne Bowen and Doug Simmons. The family will receive their friends Thursday evening from 7:00 until 8:30 PM at Arritt Funeral Home. Cemetery Information Lone Star Cemetery 6115 Potts Creek Rd. Covington,VA - 24426 Service Friday, February 12, 2016 02:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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