Emory Lloyd Rooks

Augusta, GA – Emory Lloyd Rooks, 87, husband of the late Nillar Thomas Rooks, entered into rest Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at University Hospital.

Funeral services will be held Monday, June 20, 2016, at 11:00 AM, from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, with Reverend Don Rooks, Reverend Richard Rooks, and Reverend Paul Rooks officiating.
Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mr. Rooks, son of the late Cheslie and Ola Cato Rooks, was born in Jefferson County, GA. He worked for Swift & Company for 30 years then owned Lloyd’s Appliance Service for 27 years. He was a member of Pine Hill Baptist Church. He was previously a member of Lumpkin Road Baptist Church where he served for many years as Music Director, Sunday School teacher, and bus driver.

Lloyd was loved by all that met him. He loved the Lord and serving in church. He was a wonderful father and example.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Bob Rooks.

He is survived by his sons, Reverend Don Rooks (Sheryl), of Branson, MO, Reverend Richard Rooks (Cathy), of Olatha, KS, and Reverend Paul Rooks (Shelley), of Fort Scott, KS; his daughter, Joy Rooks North (Tommy), of Augusta; his nephew, Greg Rooks, of Atlanta; ten grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.

Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Ricky Rooks, Ryan Rooks, Chase Rooks, Chris North, Chandler North, and Tommy North.
Honorary pallbearers will be his great grandchildren.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to Connecting Point Ministries, c/o Central Missionary Clearing House, PO Box 219228, Houston, TX 77218-9228.

The family will receive friends Sunday, June 19, 2016, from 2:00 until 5:00 PM at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

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