Survivors include two sons, Ryan Brooks and wife, Lisa, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Nicholas Brooks and wife, Amy, of New York City, N.Y.; one daughter, Rachel Brooks, of Poplar Bluff; four grandchildren, Ally and Bally Brooks, Claire Perkins and Jillian Willis; one brother, Lee Owen Brooks, of Kennett; two sisters, Patricia Carr and Barbara Cochran, both of Kennett, and other relatives and many friends.
Kenneth was preceded in death by two brothers, Gary and Donald Keith Brooks.
Kenneth served in the U.S. Army, was a graduate of Kennett High School class of 1970, and was a member of the Steel workers union.
The family is planning a memorial service at a later date.
McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett was in charge.