Gary Wayne “Frog” Rooks, 59, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Friday, February 3, 2023 at 3:15 A.M. at TJ Health/ Columbia.
He was born July 26, 1963, in Adair County, to the late Joe and Nancy Luttrell Rooks. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Huston Rooks and a sister, Faylene Padilla.
Frog was a self-employed mechanic and auto body-man, and recently accepted Jesus as his Savior.
His wife – Nioki Loy Rooks of Columbia
Two brothers – Johnny Rooks of Milltown and Donald Rooks of Seymour, Indiana
Three sisters – Mitzi (Billy) Burton, Betty Burton and Jean Arnett all of Columbia
A Sister-in-law – Naomi Kerr of Glens Fork
A Brother-in-law – Autry (Joyce) Loy of Columbia
Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
Funeral service – Monday, February 6, 2023 at 10:30 A.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Pastor Glenn McInteer officiating
Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery
Visitation after 3:00 P.M. Sunday
Casket Bearers: Patrick Loy, Ethen Pelly, Autry Loy, Cotton Smith, Zach Gilbert, Kenny Burton
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements