Thomas Charles “Tom” Brooks, 61, of Shelbyville, formerly of Louisville, died on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville. He was a native of Louisville.

His survivors include his sweetheart, Patricia “Patty” Burks of Shelbyville; his sons, Joseph Robert Brooks of Jeffersonville, Ind., and Mitchell Thomas Brooks of Louisville; his parents, Joseph J. Brooks of Shelbyville and Sara Marie Brooks of Louisville; his ex-wife, Linda Rae Brooks of Jeffersonville, Ind.; his brother, Gregory Brooks of Louisville; his niece and nephews; and his bonus daughters, Abigail Burks and Mary Elizabeth Burks.

Memorial services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at the Shelby County Campus of Southeast Christian Church with the Rev. Gene Parr officiating. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. Friday at the church campus.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Shelby Campus of the Southeast Christian Church, Shelbyville, 196 Midland Boulevard, Shelbyville, KY 40065. Arrangements are under the direction of Hall-Taylor Funeral Home of Shelbyville and condolences may be expressed at