Floyd Wayne Brookman, 66, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 6:30 P.M. November 13, 2019 at Nature Trail Health Care Center in Mount Vernon. He was born June 5, 1953 in Mount Vernon to the late Charles Marshall Brookman and Mildred Louise (Harlow) Cullins. Floyd first married Janet Kay Williams and she survives. He later married Susan Diane Porter. She preceded him in death on June 12, 2010.
In addition to his first wife, Floyd is survived by his daughter, Mikah Noell Salonies and husband, Craig of Wentzville, Missouri; son, Deric Thorlun Brookman and wife, Trina of Saint Louis, Missouri; stepdaughters, Heather Nicole Balu and husband, Brett of Las Vegas, Nevada and Coral Brie Hilliard of Belle Rive, Illinois; grandchildren, Karsen Salonies, Will Salonies, Lucas Balu, Karlie Hilliard, and Asher Hughey; sisters, Kathy Nicol and husband, Kevin of San Angelo, Texas, Glenda Carr of Elizabethton, Tennessee, and Annetta Anderson of Mount Vernon, Illinois; special friends and spiritual guides, Ron Kirsch and wife, Terrea; special friend, Kaaren Duffy O’Connor of Dublin, Ireland; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to his parents and wife, Floyd was preceded in death by his sister, Lisa Eileen Brookman; stepbrother, Edward Cullin; and nephew, Jason Miller.
Floyd worked at Continental Tire for many years. He was self-employed at his marketing, graphics, and photography business. Floyd was a faithful member of Saint Mary Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Mount Vernon. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and past president of the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce. He was greatly loved and will be missed by all who knew him.
A Visitation will be held Monday, November 18, 2019 from 9:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. at Saint Mary Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Rosary Service will be held before Visitation at 8:30 A.M. The Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 A.M. with Father John Iffert officiating. Interment will follow Mass at Saint Mary Cemetery in Mount Vernon. Memorials may be made in Floyd’s honor to Saint Mary School to support the fine arts.
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