Bernard “Buddy” George Brooke passed away peacefully on 11/25 with his loving wife, Natalie Brooke by his side. Born to loving parents 1/20/36 & raised in Washington DC with siblings Elizabeth Kunz (Deceased) & Woodrow Brooke. He adored both his children Linda, Vicki, Richard (Deceased) & Paula & his stepchildren, Nina, Mandy & Joe (deceased). A proud grandfather & great-grandfather, Buddy was a hard worker, loyal friend, master plumber, friendly neighborhood repairman, golfer & loved to share a beer over a Redskins game. A memorial reception for friends & family will be held Noon, Thursday December 6th at the Amani Event Center, 4216 Howard Rd Beltsville, MD. A reception for friends in the Wilmington, NC area will be held in the spring. In lieu of gifts, donations can be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice. Arrangements are in the care of Coastal Cremations.