CLEVELAND, N.C., and BUCKSPORT – Daniel “DJ” Brooks, 47, of Cleveland, N.C., formerly of Bucksport, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2009. Born May 9, 1961, in Maine, he was the son of the late Alona Brooks and Karl Brooks. Danny was a graduate of Bucksport High School. A veteran of the U.S. Army, Danny served from 1980 to 1982 and was stationed in Germany. Most recently, he was working at Juba Aluminum Products, where he had been employed for the past eight years. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and is survived by his wife, Kathy Brooks; his children, Autumn Brooks, Shawn Pressley, Jason Pressley and Joshua Daniel Ranson; his grandchildren, Joshua Pressley, Caitlyn Ryberg and Andrew Pressley; his sister, Belinda Grant; his niece, Tammy Lawrence; and his nephew, Tom Grant. Funeral services were held April 23 at Cornerstone Baptist Church, Cleveland, N.C. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in honor of Joshua Pressley, in memory of Daniel Brooks “Grampy,” to Victory Junction Gang Camp, 4500 Adam’s Way, Randleman, NC 27317.