William Alexander Brookins Sr.
William Alexander Brookins Sr. was born in Southfield, Michigan, to Dimitria Renee Brookins (Mother/ since married, last name Coleman) and William Alexander Walker (Father) October 24, 1981. Dimitria Renee Brookins married Michael Darrell Coleman (Stepfather). He passed on June 8, 2021.
Growing up William Alexander Brookins Sr. loved spending time with his family and friends and especially going on family vacation trips. He had three hobbies that he truly loved doing, singing, bowling and roller skating. William loved to sing. You could always hear him singing something even as a little kid. In Junior High School William sung in the school music choir and was part of an all-male quartet. William was also a part of the senior boys’ choir in high school, although he was a freshman at the time.
William was an avid roller skater and truly enjoyed bowling on the weekends with the family in the bowling league. He was always up to a challenge when it came to these two hobbies. William had a smile that always lit up the room and would make you to smile back. He had a caring heart and would always be there for his family and friends when needed.
He leaves to mourn his 2 children, William Alexander Brookins Jr., and Khyla Demetria Brookins, their mother Krista Martin and play daughter Kalysta Martin, parents, Michael Darrell Coleman, Dimitria Renee B. Coleman, William Alexander Walker and Angelina L. Walker, sisters, Misha Andrews, Felicia (Lisa) Powell (proceeded in death), Nakita Hubbard, Stephanie Martin and Kimberly Alvin, brothers, Rajric Darrell Coleman, Christopher Wilson and Martell Alvin, uncles, Lee Roy Brookins Jr, Terrance Brookins, Leon Brookins, and Shawn Brookins, god parents Krista McCamey, Donald and Liane Wynn, god sisters, Shawna Noble, Heather Wynn and Samantha Kittle, one sister-in-law (Audrey Coleman), grandpa Lee Roy Brookins Sr, grandmas Carleen Brookins, Lois Bryant, and Mary Louise “Red” Miller, and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, close friends, and extended family members.
William, you will truly be missed and will always be a part of our hearts.
We love you William Alexander Brookins Sr.
His funeral service will be held at Thompson Funeral Chapel on June 30, 2021 starting with a visitation at 11am and the funeral will start at 12pm. A repass will start immediately after the service.