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Ronald Edward Brookbank

Male 1945 - 2012  (66 years)


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  • Name Ronald Edward Brookbank  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 21 Sep 1945  Liberty, Randolph, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Ronnie 
    Residence Snow Camp, Alamance, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1993  Siler City, Chatham, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 11 Mar 2012  Snow Camp, Alamance, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Home: Snow Camp, NC
      Date of Death: March 11, 2012
      Age: 66
      Birthdate: September 21, 1945
      Place of Birth: Randolph County, NC
      Service Information: Friday, March 16, 2012 2:00 PM First Baptist Church, Siler City, NC
      Visitation: Thursday, March 15, 2012 7:00-9:00 pm at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, Siler City, NC
      Interment: Bethlehem Wesleyan Church Cemetery, Snow Camp, NC

      Ronald Edward Brookbank, age 66, of Snow Camp, NC died Sunday, March 11, 2012 at his home, "The Country", surrounded by his loving family.

      Ronnie was born on September 21, 1945 in Liberty, NC. He was the only child of Wilbur Francis (Bill) and Stella Ava McBane Brookbank. He graduated from Liberty High School in 1963. Ronnie served in the US Marine Reserves (Sergeant E-5) from 1966-1972. He worked in the steel fabrication industry as a structural steel draftsman/designer for 45 years. Employers include Carolina Steel, Steel and Pipe, Paschal Machinery, Contract Steel, Basic Machinery, Cofab Steel and New Ventures Drafting. Ronnie was a devoted member of the First Baptist Church in Siler City, NC and Gideon's International.

      Funeral services will be at First Baptist Church, Siler City, NC on Friday, March 16, 2012 at 2:00 pm with burial to follow at Bethlehem Wesleyan Church in Snow Camp, NC. Reverends Tony Capehart and James Wall will be officiating. Visitation will be at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home on Thursday, March 15, 2012 from 7-9 pm and other times at the home.

      Ronnie is survived by his wife of 46 years Sharon Seals Brookbank, daughter Angela Burgess (husband Sam) of Greensboro, NC and Kelly Brookbank (husband Keith Fox) of Delray Beach, FL. Other survivors are grandsons Carson and Andrew Burgess, granddaughter Lela Skye Fox, and step-brothers Charles and Larry Hursey. He is preceded in death by his parents Bill and Ava and his step-mother Daisy Hursey Brookbank.

      In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the First Baptist Church of Siler City, Gideon's International, MahaShakti Foundation, Inc. (daughter Kelly's Foundation that brings Yoga and Music therapy to the underprivileged) or Bradley's Fun for All Playground (at Hagan Stone Park in Greensboro).

      The family offers a special thank you for the care given Ronnie during his last days to the physicians and staff of the 8th Bed Tower at UNC Memorial Hospital and Liberty Hospice.

      Whether enjoying a Carolina ballgame, participating in exercise class, witnessing to inmates, sharing fellowship with friends, or spending time with his family, Ronnie was a man who truly loved life and will be greatly missed by all. Semper Fi.

      Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.
      http://pughfuneralhome.com/obituary_view/86762
    Buried Bethlehem Wesleyan Church Cemetery, Snow Camp, Alamance, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I1650  tng Genealogy

    Father Wilbur Francis Brookbank,   b. 28 Oct 1916, Rockingham, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1999, Gibsonville, Guilford, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Stella Ava McBane,   b. 12 Oct 1919, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1978, Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F3912  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Family ID F758  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Sep 1945 - Liberty, Randolph, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Snow Camp, Alamance, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1993 - Siler City, Chatham, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Mar 2012 - Snow Camp, Alamance, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S393] North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2004, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2007;).
      North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2000 2005.Original data - Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp. (P.O. Box 740, Orem, Utah 84059) from county marriage records on microfilm located at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, in published books cataloged by the Library of Congress, or county records in possession of the individual county clerks or courthouses.North Carolina State Archives. North Carolina County Marriage Indexes. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina..

    2. [S342] North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;).
      Online publication - North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000 2005.Original data - Register of Deeds. North Carolina Birth Indexes. Raleigh, North Carolina: North Carolina State Archives, Microfilm.

    3. [S396] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Database online.
      Record for Ronald E Brookbank

    4. [S541] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/203033028.
      Record for Ronald Edward Brookbank
      https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=60525&h=167784193&indiv=try
      https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=60525&h=167784193&indiv=try

    5. [S293] U.S. Public Records Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2009;).
      U.S. Public Records Index 2005.Original data - Compiled from various U.S. public records.