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David Irvin Brookens, Jr.

Obituary for David Irvin Brookens, Jr.

May 2, 1960 - July 2, 2018
Chesapeake City, Maryland | Age 58


David Irvin Brookens, Jr., age 58 of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away July 2, 2018. He was born May 2, 1960 in Wilmington, DE to the late David I. Brookens, Sr. and Delsie E. (Gooden) Brookens.

Dave was a loving husband and father. He was also a devoted businessman and started his own company "Junkbeegone" in Chesapeake City. Dave kick started the recycling movement in Chesapeake City during the late 2000s. He had a great sense of humor and lived each day to the fullest. Dave also loved spending time crabbing on his boat with friends and family. He was an avid NASCAR fan. Dave was a good friend to all who crossed his path and was always available to lend a helping hand.

David Irvin Brookens, Jr. is survived by his loving wife of over 26 years, Barbara Brookens; daughter, Danielle Brookens; son, David Brookens III; son, Dalton Brookens; sister Elizabeth Brookens-Sturman; sister, Joni Daley; sister, Judi McKelvey; and sister, Patricia Wilson. In addition to his parents, David is preceded in death by his brother, Merrill Brookens.

A celebration of David's life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 318 George Street, Chesapeake City, MD 21915. Family and friends are invited to visit on Saturday starting at 9:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to "Barbara Brookens / S9" and sent in care of the funeral home. Contributions will be used for the Dalton Brookens college trust fund.

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318 George Street
P.O. Box 27
Chesapeake City, MD 21915
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