Edward “Eddie” L. Brooks Jr., 49, passed away on May 10, 2018

Edward “Eddie” L. Brooks Jr., 49,  passed away on May 10, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo.
A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at the First Baptist Church in El Dorado.
Eddie was born on July 31, 1968 in Wichita. He spent his school years in El Dorado, until his sophomore year in 1983, when his family moved to Washington State. After attending college there he briefly returned to El Dorado before spending the remainder of his years in the Kansas City, Mo. area.
Eddie is survived by: his girlfriend, Stephanie Green of Kansas City, Mo.; his adoring daughter, Jadyn Taylor Brooks, 17, of Grandview, Mo.; parents, Ed and Jackie (Greer) Brooks; sisters, Justy (Keith) Mayernik, Cara (Trever) Crimmins;  brother, Darby (Angela) Brooks, all of Washington State.
Eddie is preceded in death by his grandparents, JoAnn (Coons) Clayton, Jack and Patricia Greer, Kenneth (Squeek) and Velda (Mac) Brooks.
Memorial contributions can be made in Eddie’s memory for Jadyn’s continuing education. Checks can be written to Ed Brooks Sr. in care of Carlson Funeral Home, 200 S. Star Street, El Dorado, Kansas 67042. Please sign his online guest book and leave a memory of Eddie at www.carlsoncolonial.com.