Carl LaRosa Brewer, age 57, resident of Lake City, Florida, passed away August 19, 2013 at Shands of UF in Gainesville, Florida. Carl was born in Cincinnati, Ohio to Mr. Walter Brewer Sr. (Deceased) and Mrs. Christine Brewer.
Carl aka "Pete" received his education in the public schools of Columbia County and was a graduate of Columbia County High School class of 1973. After graduating he served briefly in the United States Army
. He returned home and became employed with the State of Florida Department of Corrections, where he worked or some 20 years, before his health forced him to retire.
He received Christ at an early age and joined New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, under the leadership of his late Uncle, Reverend C.C. Rawls. He served as an usher for many years.
He leaves behind to cherish his memories, a loving mother, Mrs. Christine Brewer, Children: Keyanna Brewer of Naples, FL., Cornelius and Tesha Brewer of Cottondale, FL., Marcus Brewer of Panama City, FL., Bryan and Tabita Brewer of Bonifay, FL., Bryan Brewer of Lake City, FL, Chris and Marquita Brewer of White Springs, FL., and a devoted brother Walter Brewer.
Funeral services for the late Mr. Carl LaRosa Brewer will be Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 11:00am at New Bethel Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Alvin J. Baker, Pastor. Interment will follow in the St. James Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday, August 23, 2013 at the Cooper Funeral Home Chapel from 6:00pm until 8:00pm.
Arrangements entrusted to COOPER FUNERAL HOME 251 N.E. Washington Street, Lake City, Florida 32055 Willis O. Cooper L.F.D.