George Brooks Jr died back on September 18, 2021. On Sundays Dirty Jobs: Tugboat Fitter / Water Tower Cleaner (S10EP3) which airs on Discovery Channel he was featured in the TV show and remembered for his work at Southern Corrosion where he worked for over 25 years. Southern Corrosion has 40 years of expert water tank maintenance, inspection, repair, and water tower painting.
On the Sunday episode, Mike Rowe visits a ship-building community in Coden, Alabama, to learn the ins and outs of building a tugboat, from tight spaces to complex algebra. Then he makes a long climb to the top of a dirty water tower in Magee, Mississippi, to clean inside the tank.
George Brooks Jr Death & Cause
George Brooks Jr passed away unexpectedly on September 18, 2021, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC. He was 58, a devoted and loving father, son, brother, uncle, and friend, George was born on August 10, 1963, in Woodbury, NJ but lived most of his life in Roanoke Rapids, NC. Most important to George were his family and friends in both North Carolina and New Jersey as per his obituary.
George loved sports especially the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, and Carolina Hurricanes. He always had a big heart for animals and rescued many dogs. George will be missed for many reasons including his humor and wit that always filled a room even though he was a quiet and humble guy. He was a hardworking, dedicated employee of Southern Corrosion for over 25 years.
He went to Pitman High School as per his Facebook and lived in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. He was from Pitman, New Jersey.
George Brooks Jr Family
He was preceded in death by his father, George Brooks, Sr. He is survived by his mother, Diana Brooks of Roanoke Rapids, NC; his children Gillian and Evan Brooks of Roanoke Rapids; his brother, Stephen Brooks (Gail) of Raleigh, NC.
The funeral was held on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, from 5:00 until 7:00 pm at Askew Funeral & Cremation Services.