In loving remembrance of Brooks Powell Meek, whose spirit transcended this world into eternity on April 15th, 2017. Brooks was born on November 16, 1995 in Monroe, Louisiana to Angie Cutler and David Meek. He is preceded in death by grandfathers; Dr. Otis Cutler, Dr. Gary Meek, Jim Gustison, and his uncle; Otis Cutler, II. He is survived by his parents; stepmother, Jeanne Meek; sister, Ellen Margaret Meek; grandmothers, Peggy Gustison and Julia Meek. He is also survived by uncles, Milton Cutler (Gina), Chris Cutler (Kelly), and Gregory Meek. In addition to his uncles, he is survived by cousins, Alex Cutler, Robert Cutler, Adam Meek. Brooks is also survived by his very special loving friend, Claudia Pelchat Stone. As well as a host of extended family and friends. Brooks began his musical career with a toy guitar at the age of 5. By second grade, he was playing cello at Benton County School of the Arts. He continued with the cello, and at the age of 12, started formal guitar lessons with Jason Truby. Brooks also played trumpet for the marching band at LRCA. As a young adult, this past year, he joined the band Centari. He had become a singer/songwriter and his music will continue on with the band. As a Scout, Brooks was ignited by his love of the outdoors. He achieved one of the highest honors of Scouts, the Arrow of Light. Brooks was also an avid martial artist and a wrestler, which all lead to a State Championship in wrestling for LRCA. Brooks will be remembered for his love of Claudia, his music, kayaking, backpacking, fishing, and all things to do with nature. A celebration of his life will be held on Sunday, April 23rd, at 2:30 p.m., followed by a reception, all at Ruebel Funeral Home, 6313 West Markham St, Little Rock, Arkansas. Memorials may be made to the Thea Foundation, 401 North Main Street, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114, in memory of Brooks. Arrangements under the direction of Ruebel Funeral Home, www.ruebelfuneralhome.com.
Published April 18, 2017