Robert Sylvester Brooks, 58, of Sylva, NC passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020. He is the son of the late Robert Brooks Sr. and Pauline (Pannell) Brooks. He is survived by his wife Lila (Carter) Brooks. Robert worked construction and loved to mechanic in his spare time. One of his greatest joys in life came from riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle. Robert loved spending time with his family. In addition to his wife he is survived by two children, Brandi (Ronnie) Cannon and Brent Brooks; one brother Lloyd (Tammy) Brooks and one niece Ashley Caldwell. The family will hold a private burial at a later date.