Robert Marshall Brooks ’46

Robert Marshall Brooks ’46, of Charlotte, N.C., passed away July 17. He was born in Charlotte on Oct. 26, 1924, a son of the late Edward and Sue Brooks. He was preceded in death by a sister, Frances McCorkle, and a brother, Edward, “Bub” Brooks. He was a lifelong member of Hawthorne Lane United Methodist Church and a member of the Walter J. Miller Sunday school class. While at Davidson, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity and captain of the baseball team. He served in the Army Air Corps during WWII. A devoted husband, father, and grandfather, he was known by his witty sense of humor and compassion. His survivors include his loving wife of nearly 60 years, Nancy Blanton Brooks, 6133 Brace Rd., Charlotte, NC 28211; daughter, Anne Mulholland, and children, Allyson and Michael Martin; daughter, Susan McCann, (Bob) and children, Catherine, Elizabeth, and Caroline McCann; and brother, Richard Brooks.