Alvin Ritchey Brooks, 36 passed away suddenly in his home January 21, 2012. Born August 3, 1975 in Cincinnati, Ohio, his family moved to Texas when Alvin was a small boy. He was a true Texan at heart and a long time resident of Katy, Texas.
He is survived by his wife, Giovanna; daughter, Karissa; sons, Carrick and Karson; his father, Ritchey Brooks; mother, Donna Brooks; sister, Mariah Wilson; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He will be greatly missed and his passing will be mourned both family and friends.
Alvin was a self-made successful businessman who owned and operated "Air You Go A/C and Heating." A devoted husband and father he helped coach the Cross Point Football league. He was an active sportsman who enjoyed football, dove hunting with his devoted dog Jax and fishing whenever possible. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, helpful demeanor and smile along with his loyalty and commitment to his many long time friends and his devotion to his family. Alvin, you are greatly missed.
Please join us in remembering Alvin Brooks by visiting our Memorial at www.brookside-funeralhome-cypresscreek.com. Through this site, we invite you to share your thoughts and fond memories with our family by leaving both written and spoken guest book messages. To leave an Audio Guest Book message, dial 1-800-553-0107 code # 35651364.
A memorial service will be held at Grand Lakes Presbyterian Church. 6035 S. Fry Rd., Katy, TX. on Friday January 27, 2012. Family will receive visitors at 10am and service will begin at 11am. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the family at Wells Fargo Bank c/o The Alvin Brooks Memorial Fund, account #7116982872. These funds will be used for funeral expenses and to provide for his children during this difficult time.