Dennis was born on Sept. 1, 1965 at San Diego, Calif. to Dennis M. Brooks Sr. and Consuelo Valencia Brooks.He graduated from Kerney High School in San Diego, and was married to Angela Sump on Sept. 9, 1992 at Lake Ozark, Mo.
Dennis worked as a chef for several years at the Lake of the Ozarks. He also worked as a welder for JTV in Sutherland; Freisen of Iowa in Storm Lake, and Lundell Manufacturing in Cherokee. He retired due to declining health in Feb. 2005.
Dennis enjoyed shooting, hunting, fishing, and collecting anything involving 'Batman.' He was preceded in death by his father in 2002; his grandparent, Pedro and Paula Valencia; and Leonard and Emily Brooks; and one uncle, Francisco Valencia. He is survived by his wife Angela and four children: Kaleb Stillings, Sean Brooks, Victoria Brooks, and Bridget Brooks, all of Cherokee; his mother: Connie Williams of Dallas, Texas; two brothers: Tony Brooks of San Diego, Calif. and Tommy Williams of Dallas, Texas; and one sister, Angela Brooks of Osage Beach, Mo.