Weir Mac Cuish Family Funeral Home

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William "Billy" L. Brooks

1969 - 2021


William L. “Billy” Brooks, a resident of Boston, passed away suddenly in his home in Boston at the age of 52. Billy was born in Malden in 1969, the son of Walter and the late Nancy (Cairney) Brooks. He was born and raised in Malden, graduating from Malden High School with the Class of 1987. Early on he worked at Fidelity Investments in Melrose as a Mail Clerk and then joined the Local 17 Sheet Metal Union and worked as a “tin knocker”. Billy enjoyed the Boston sports teams, and was an especially avid Bruins fan. He was a musician and played bass guitar which he was very passionate about and very much enjoyed watching his son follow in his footsteps. He also was a skilled artist and enjoyed drawing.

He is survived by his son Zachary W. Brooks of Peabody, his father Walter G. Brooks of Wilmington, his brother, Scott A. Brooks and wife Suzanne of Wilmington, and his sister Linda J. Brooks of Whitinsville, niece Taylor (Brooks) Donahue and her husband Peter, niece Amanda Jones and nephew Christopher Jones, both of Malden, and many friends.

A memorial wake will be held at the Weir – MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden, on Wednesday, July 21st, from 2 – 4 PM.

In Lieu of flowers, Donations in Billy’s memory may be made to the YMCA of Boston, 316 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115.


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