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  • Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association c/o the funeral home.

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111 S. Queen Street
P.O. Box 248
Rising Sun, MD 21911
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“Just thinking of you Dad. Miss you! ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Vic - Son-in-law

“Tammy and Jessie, know that you are in our thoughts and prayers, May God wrap His arms around you and give you the comfort and piece that only He can...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Terry Mabe - Warrensville, NC

“We are most sorry to hear about your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this time of mourning. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Jeff and JoAnn Wilson - Las Vegas, NV

“i will always remember our trips and family events with b oith familys i will never forget you i will always love you rest in peace ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: mary ring - parksburg, PA

“Im sorry to hear about ray and want to say im praying for his family during this time. my mom is flora woodie. God Bless You ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: marshall woodie - hermitage, TN

“Tammy, Vic and Tori,Words cannot express the depth of my sorrow over the passing of Ray. On the few occasions that I saw Ray, I could tell he loved...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Carl "Butch" Pavolic - VA

“One of the fondest memories I have of my Father-in-law is when I began to date his daughter Tammy 25 years ago (now my wife) Dad asked me if I knew...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Victor Pavolic - Elkton, MD

“Ray was one of a kind. Exceptionally honest and forthcoming. he was quiet in demeanor and would give you the shirt off his back if he could see the...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Butch Taylor - Port Deposit, MD

“you were my best friend for 14 and half years i will love you always thanks for being in my life ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: mary ring - parksburg, PA

“ray i have known you for 14 years i loved you dearly i will miss you ever day ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: valerie - oxford, PA - friend

“On behalf of the entire Ring Family please accept our condolences on the loss of Ray. Our sympathies to the family. Mary RingDale RingValerie Ring...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Brenda Ring - Parkesburg, PA

“On behalf of the entire Ring Family, please accept our condolences on the loss of Ray and our sympathies to the family. Mary RIng Dale Ring ...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Brenda Ring - Parkesburg, PA


Kermit Ray Brooks, 71, of Port Deposit, MD, passed away Sunday March 17, 2013 at Heartland Hospice House.
Born in West Jefferson, NC on April 20, 1941, Ray was the son of the late Thomas and Frances Church Brooks. He retired from General Motors in 1993 after 30 years of service. He enjoyed travelling, working on trucks and carpentry.
He is survived by two daughters, Tammy Pavolic and husband Victor of Elkton, MD, and Jessie Howett and her husband Michael of Bear, DE; three grandchildren, Michael Denver, Victoria Pavolic and Jacqueline Howett; a brother Wade Brooks and four sisters, Ethel Barker, Flora Woodie, Dempsey Phillips and Osalea Pennington. He was preceded in death by brothers Garney, Millard, John, Harley, James and Earl Brooks and a sister Inabell Roten.
A service honoring his life will be held at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 111 S. Queen St., Rising Sun, MD 21911 on Friday March 22, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. Friends and family may call at the funeral home beginning at 4:00. Burial will be private at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association c/o the funeral home.