HORSE SHOE - Donald L. Brewer passed away Saturday, October 26, 2013, at Mission Memorial Hospital as a result of a massive heart attack.
Donald was born on October 24, 1937 to Allison Leroy Brewer and Lillian Pafford Brewer in Brunswick, Georgia.
He graduated from Glynn Academy in Brunswick, Georgia in 1955 and then served four years in the Navy aboard the submarine USS Corporal. In 1961 he enrolled in ABAC, Tifton, Georgia and then transferred to the University of Georgia where he received a BS degree (1966) and a MS degree (1969) in Agriculture Economics. Donald retired from the North Carolina Mountain Horticultural Research Station in Arden in 2003.
Mr. Brewer is survived by his wife of 50 years, Carolyn G. Brewer; son Brian Brewer and his wife, Sherri of Horse Shoe; Beth Brewer Sudderth and husband, Jeff of Horse Shoe; and two grandsons, Casey and Avery Brewer who were his greatest joys.
Also surviving him are his brother Larry E. Brewer and wife Jo Ann of Lawrenceville, Georgia; sister Carol Brewer of Brunswick, Georgia; sister Janis Johns and her husband Larry of Brunswick, Georgia; sister Debbie Brown and her husband John of Brunswick, Georgia; and many nephews and nieces.
The Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, October 28, 2013, at Covenant Presbyterian Church on Kanuga Road. Arrangements are by Jackson Funeral Service and Crematory. The family will receive friends after the service.
Published in The Times-News from Oct. 28 to Oct. 29, 2013