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NEWARK: A funeral service for Myron E. "Gene" Brewer, 81 of Newark will be held Thursday July 17, 2014 at 11:00 am in the Newark Chapel of Vensil & Chute Funeral home with Pastor Tom Myers officiating. Burial will be in Hanover Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.
Mr. Brewer died Sunday July 13, 2014 at the Selma Markowitz Care Center operated by Hospice of Central Ohio. He was born December 3, 1932 in Nashport to the late Isiah and Naomi Brewer. Special thanks to his grandson, Mark Curtis, his caregiver over the last several years.
He retired from Rockwell Manufacturing as a millwright. He was a member of Local # 1037 UAW, Hanover New Home F & AM Masonic Lodge. He served in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean Conflict. He enjoyed woodworking and fishing.
He is survived by his significant other, Shirley Ramsey; children, Michelle Brewer of Newark, Sherry (Steve) Finney of Newark, Connie (Mark) Hughes of Youngstown, Linda Meek of Newark, Mark (Kim) Brewer of Youngstown, Terry (Marilyn) Brewer of Newark, Mike (Esther) Decker of Newark, Steve Decker of Newark; 28 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara (Crawmer) Brewer in August 1995; son Bobby Brewer; several brothers and sisters.
Calling hours will be observed Wednesday July 16, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at the VENSIL & CHUTE FUNERAL HOME 1850 West Main St.
Memorial contributions may be made to Foundation for Hospice of Central Ohio, P.0. Box 430, Newark, OH 43058-9909. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. www.vocfh.com
Published in the Advocate on July 15, 2014