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OCTOBER 10, 1931 - APRIL 19, 2014
"RV Brewer, Rick, was born Oct. 10, 1931 to Ada and Elmo Brewer in Weatherford, Oklahoma. He passed away peacefully on April 19, 2014. He attended Farmdale grade school, then graduated from Merced High School in 1949. He married his high school sweetheart, Leona Fudge, in 1950. Together they had two children. Daughter, Charlotte Brawley, and son, Tom Brewer. Also raised great granddaughter Sierra Brewer.
RV went into the Air Force in 1952 during the Korean Conflict and served four years. After his discharge he drove a truck for a short time, then went to work for the Merced Fire Department. RV coached little league baseball for his son with the fire department.
He was a member of the First Assembly of God Church and enjoyed working on the church. RV is survived by his wife, Leona Brewer of 64 years, his daughter Charlotte Brawley, son Tom Brewer, great granddaughter Sierra Brewer, sister Joyce Bann, and sister-in-law Bobbie Brewer. RV has five grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ada and Elmo, his brother Eugene, nephew Steven, and niece Joyce Mae.
Funeral will be Thursday April 24th, at 10:00am at the First Assembly of God Church, 1350 Yosemite Parkway Merced, reception to follow at the church. Burial will be held at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella at later date."
Published in Merced Sun Star from Apr. 23 to Apr. 24, 2014