Donald “Duck” Brooks, age 72, of Jefferson passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019. Duck was a farmer, enjoyed hunting and spending time at the dirt track races. He loved his grandchildren and family. Survivors include his daughter Stacy Brooks and Jeramy Sullivan of Jefferson; grandchildren Dustin, Destiny and Robert; brothers Alfred Brooks and wife Tracy of Maysville; sisters Betty Smith and Frances Skinner; and a host of other relatives. He is preceded in death by his wife Faye Brooks; parents Loyd M. and Annie Lee Brooks; brother Harrison Brooks; sisters Ellie Brooks, Dorothy Brooks, Madglene Brooks, Freddie Ruth Smith and Nettie Mae Carter. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Tyrus Baptist Church, 2616 Commerce Road, Jefferson, GA, 30549. Pastor Bo Whisnant, Pastor Wes King and Rev. John Hays will be officiating. Interment to follow at Revival Baptist Church, 2269 Hwy 332, Hoschton, GA, 30548. The family will be receiving friends at the home of Ellie Martin, 31 O’Kelly Rd., Nicholson, GA, 30565. In lieu of flowers, the family requests love offerings be made to the funeral home for expenses. Funeral arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.