Funeral services for Claiborne “Barry” Broocks, of Shreveport, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 2500 Southside Dr., Shreveport, Louisiana. A visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until time of service. Burial will be held at Forest Park Cemetery, St. Vincent in Shreveport, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Reverend Mike Hawkins.
Barry was born on January 23, 1954 in Yazoo City, Mississippi and passed away Friday, August 5, 2022 in Bossier City, Louisiana.
He was preceded in death by his parents, JW and Edna Broocks and his brother, Travis Broocks. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Susanne Broocks; two sons, Chris Broocks of Shreveport, Louisiana and Mark Broocks and wife, Sarah of Fort Collins, Colorado; grandchildren, Noah and Zella Broocks; brother, Jim Broocks and wife, Loraine and nephews, Jeffrey, Jonathan and Spencer Broocks.
Barry recently retired after 40 years as a computer analyst in gas pipeline. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed.
Honoring Barry as pallbearers will be Jeffrey Broocks, Jonathan Broocks, Spencer Broocks, Bentley Evans, Steven Gore and Ricky Withem.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, JDRF P.O. BOX 37920, Boone, IA 50037-0920, Shriners Hospital for Children, Attn: Processing Center, P.O. Box 947765, Atlanta, GA 30394 or to the American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.