James Brooking


In Loving

James Brooking

Apr 08, 1954 – Aug 14, 2008

BROOKING, James William, 54, of Sandy Hook, passed away peacefully Thursday, August 14, 2008 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his father, Boothe Bland Francis Brooking; and he is survived by his daughters, Danielle Lynn Brooking of Sandy Hook and Kristine Brooking-Rachmel and her husband, Jay, of Waynesboro; and proud grandfather of Matthew Bland Reid Serrett; a loving companion, Candace McKinley of Midlothian and her son, Jason, of Atlanta, Ga; his devoted mother, Doris Parrish Brooking; two sisters, Evelyn Liz Brooking of Sandy Hook and Betty Nicholas and her husband, Glen, of Holly Grove; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; a devoted and special cousin, Lynn Brooking. James was a devoted father, son and brother. He was an active member of the Country Style Dancers of Virginia and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. His remains rest at the Lacy Funeral Home, Route 522, Mineral, where the family will receive friends and family from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday tonight. Graveside funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Forest Grove Church Cemetery Fund.



  1. Wayne Thacker July 18, 2019 at 7:59 am - Reply

    I met James through the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Old Dominion Chapter annual banquet planning and set up. I am very pleased that I got a chance to meet and have a banquet work day breakfast and banquet dinner with him. He was a tough man.Regards and sincere sympathy,Wayne ThackerBumpass. Virginia

  2. Tom & Lou Chapman July 18, 2019 at 7:59 am - Reply

    We are so very sorry for you loss. You will be remembered in our prayers. James was such a good person and he will be missed.

  3. Steven Creasey July 18, 2019 at 7:59 am - Reply

    Sorry for you loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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