Raymond M. Brooks, 92 of Torrance, California, passed away at home on January 25, 2013. He was born on January 31, 1920 to Edward and Ida Brooks in Chicago, Illinois. Ray was a refrigeration technician in the aerospace industry for over 25 years. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Phyllis Fry and is survived by his loving wife, Janet Brooks; children, Hope Keener, husband Gary Keener, Dr. Dennis Brooks, wife Karen Brooks; grandchildren, Kevin Keener, Sheryl Owen, Kimberly Ingram, Dennis Brooks Jr., Eric Barnett, Dawn Kelly, Michelle Johnson, John Barnett, James Fickling Jr., Evan and Bryce Woolley, Sabel and Salena Moffett, Kaela, Chelsea, Courtney, Ethan, and Emily Stager; 21, great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild. Graveside services will be held on Monday, February 4, 2013 at 9:45 a.m. at Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, followed by Memorial Services at 2:00 p.m. at Lutheran Church of the Cross, 1308 North Riverside Avenue, Rialto, CA 92376. Ray will remain: "Forever In Our Hearts"