Dontae Brooks obituary: Dontae Brooks's Obituary, Akron

In Memory Of
Dontae Antwuan Brooks
1983 - 2023

Obituary photo of Dontae Brooks, Akron-OH
Obituary photo of Dontae Brooks, Akron-OH

In Memory Of
Dontae Antwuan Brooks
1983 - 2023

Dontae A. Brooks, 40, of Akron, Ohio, passed away on September 5, 2023, in his hometown. Born on February 24, 1983, in Akron, Dontae was a beloved son, brother, father and friend. He will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.

Dontae had the biggest soul you could come across and always had a smile on his face. He was known for his teasing jokes, wildly entertaining stories, and powerful testimony. Dontae's unfailing work ethic, generous smile, and willingness to help any friend in need made him a cherished member of his community.

Dontae was a Project Manager at Home Renovations, where he excelled in his career. His dedication and attention to detail made him an invaluable asset to the company.

Dontae's passion for learning led him to pursue higher education at Hondros College of Real Estate and the Media School of Cleveland, Ohio. He also attended North High School, where he laid the foundation for his future success.

Dontae is survived by his loving mother, Cynthia Brooks, and his children, Daemon Carden, Davion, Santana, Makai, Ayce, and Kali Brooks. Along with granddaughter Caprice Carden. He is also survived by his sisters, Candie and Ciarra Brooks, and Pauline Burns. Brother, LaShawn Burns. He had many nieces and nephews along with a handful of cousins who loved him dearly. Dontae was preceded in death by his father, Frank Burns. Brothers Franklin Burns Jr., Fitzgerald Burns. Grandmothers Ednah Brooks, Cheryl Brooks.

Per Dontae's wishes, cremation has taken place, and a memorial service will be held at his church, Open Door Assembly of God, 745 Upson St. Akron, OH 44305 at a date soon to be determined. To share a memory of Dontae, or leave a special message for his family, please click the Share Memories button above.

Dontae A. Brooks, 40, of Akron, Ohio, passed away on September 5, 2023, in his hometown. Born on February 24, 1983, in Akron, Dontae was a beloved son, brother, father and friend. He will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.

Dontae had the biggest soul you could come across and always had a smile on his face. He was known for his teasing jokes, wildly entertaining stories, and powerful testimony. Dontae's unfailing work ethic, generous smile, and willingness to help any friend in need made him a cherished member of his community.

Dontae was a Project Manager at Home Renovations, where he excelled in his career. His dedication and attention to detail made him an invaluable asset to the company.

Dontae's passion for learning led him to pursue higher education at Hondros College of Real Estate and the Media School of Cleveland, Ohio. He also attended North High School, where he laid the foundation for his future success.

Dontae is survived by his loving mother, Cynthia Brooks, and his children, Daemon Carden, Davion, Santana, Makai, Ayce, and Kali Brooks. Along with granddaughter Caprice Carden. He is also survived by his sisters, Candie and Ciarra Brooks, and Pauline Burns. Brother, LaShawn Burns. He had many nieces and nephews along with a handful of cousins who loved him dearly. Dontae was preceded in death by his father, Frank Burns. Brothers Franklin Burns Jr., Fitzgerald Burns. Grandmothers Ednah Brooks, Cheryl Brooks.

Per Dontae's wishes, cremation has taken place, and a memorial service will be held at his church, Open Door Assembly of God, 745 Upson St. Akron, OH 44305 at a date soon to be determined. To share a memory of Dontae, or leave a special message for his family, please click the Share Memories button above.

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Open Door Assembly of God, 745 Upson St. Akron, OH 44305

Newcomer Funeral Home (330-784-3334) is assisting the family

Newcomer Funeral Home (330-784-3334) is assisting the family

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