He was a core setter at the Ford Motor Company and retired in 2007 after 46 years of service. Nick loved building things by hand and enjoyed walking his dog every day, car shows and traveling back to West Virginia.
He was the beloved husband of Karen (Barsic), to whom he was married 49 years; loving father of Janice (Keith Barker) Brooks; dear grandfather of Nicholas and Katelyn; loving brother of Burnice “Boss” Brooks and Doris (Harvey) Napier; and special friend of Colleen Brooks.
Nick was preceded in death by his son, Tony J. Brooks; siblings, Verly, Faine, Max, Toad, Rene and Margaret; and his faithful companion, Stonewall Jackson.
The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to Hospice of Medina County for their compassionate care.
Family will receive friends Thursday, May 9, 2013 from 6 until 9 P.M., at the Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. A private burial service will be held at Spring Grove Cemetery in Medina.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com