William Roderick "Cotton" Alsbrooks

May 10, 1962 - May 20, 2022

William R. "Cotton" Alsbrooks passed away at his home in Farmersville, Texas on May 20, 2022 at the age of 60. He was born on May 10, 1962 in Dallas, Texas to parents, William Reed Alsbrooks and Joyce (Glenn) Alsbrooks.

William married Rhonda Givens on May 24, 1980 in San Angelo, Texas.

William was devoted to his family and friends, his community, and his church. His joy in life revolved around the time he spent with his grandsons and teaching the Bible during midweek church services. He never met a stranger and believed that a better world began with how we treat each other. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. 

He is survived by his wife Rhonda Alsbrooks of Farmersville, Texas, daughter Brandy Lee and her husband John of Farmersville, Texas, grandchildren Johnathon Cotton Lee and Tanner C. Lee, brother Michael Alsbrooks, sisters Rita Thibodaux and Theresa Peet and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

William is preceded in death by his parents.

A visitation will be held at Hurst’s Fielder-Baker Funeral Home in Farmersville, Texas on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 from 6-8PM. A Service will be held at Round Up Cowboy Church in Blue Ridge, Texas at 1:30PM on May 25, 2022 following the service at 3:00PM will be a graveside at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Farmersville, Texas. Following the graveside will be a meal and gathering at Round Up Cowboy Church, family invites all who are able to attend.

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Cotton was more than a friend he was my brother we talk every day sometimes just a short minute just to say hello he was a good man he would do anything for anyone I am sad I lost my best friend and my brother I love you man David Cornelius, May 24, 2022 Rhonda, Brandy, John, JC, and Tanner, when we lost my dad, y’all were right there doing whatever you could to make things easier for mom and me. We will never forget Cotton and his strong testimony of God in his life. Rhonda and Brandy, his love for you showed on his face every time I saw y’all. I know you miss him terribly but just know how much you are all loved and are being prayed for. JC and Tanner, keep being the good young men that you are and make your Grandpa proud as I know you did during his life. Love y’all. Fly with the angels dear Cotton. Lisa Gaston, May 23, 2022 I couldn’t have asked for a better papa. He devoted a lot of his time to being with me and my brother, making sure we had the tools we needed to be successful in our journey through life so far. I know that he is in a better place and that he is no longer hurting. We love you now and forever. Johnathon Lee, May 23, 2022 Sincere condolences for family and prayers for peace and comfort in this time. Cotton was a one of a kind friend even though I never got to formally meet him but when we talked it seemed like I’ve known him forever. Rest In Peace my friend you’ll be greatly missed. From: The Durr’s Roy Durr, May 23, 2022 We love you Cotton and miss you so much already. We will continue to make you proud . John Lee, May 23, 2022