Craig A. Brooks, 54, of Eldridge, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2023 at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa after an extended illness.
A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, August 17, 2023 at Chambers Funeral Home in Eldridge. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the services on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family.
Craig was born February 27, 1969 in Moline, Illinois, the son of Gary & Peggy (Moore) Brooks. He was a 1987 graduate of Moline High School. Craig was united in marriage to Patricia de Oliveira Neves on July 22, 2017 in Davenport, Iowa.
Craig was an avid Chicago Cubs fan, having attended several games and was very proud of their 2016 World Series win. Craig had driven for IWI motor parts in Davenport. He enjoyed bowling, listening to music and the time spent with his family.
Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Patricia; his daughter, Sophia Schmitt; his mother and step-father, Peggy & James Cavin of New Port Richey, Florida; his brother, Thomas (Kristi) Snyder of Coyne Center, Illinois; his step-sister, Heather (James) Thrash of Alachua, Florida; his step-brother, James (Dana) Cavin of Stark, Florida; his aunt, Cindy Moore of Coal Valley, Illinois; and his uncles, Tim (Michelle) Nolan of Zephyrhills, Florida and David (Michelle) Nolan of Port Huron, Michigan.
Craig was preceded in death by his father.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Craig’s obituary at www.McGinnis-Chambers.com.