Ronald W. Brewer

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Ronald Wayne Brewer, 70, of Westminster, died Wednesday evening, July 11, 2012, after a year-long battle with cancer.

Born Oct. 19, 1941, in Westminster, he was the son of the late Guy Leroy Brewer Sr. and Kathryn Thomas Brewer. He was the husband of Lynette Spickler Brewer, his wife of 38 years.

He was a 1960 graduate of Westminster High School and had served as a Staff Sergeant in the Army Reserves. He was employed with Washington National Insurance for 20 years prior to becoming sales manager for Bohn Pontiac for 20 years, earning numerous awards. He presently was serving as judge of the Orphans Court of Carroll County.

In past years he was an active Jaycee. He started a Basketball Little League and coached one of the teams. He served as president of the Carroll County Republican Central Committee, was a past president of the Westminster Lions Club, and awarded Lion of the Year in 2007.

He was recently honored with the Melvin Jones Award, the Lions Club's highest honor. He was very involved with Westminster Fall Fest and was honored as Outstanding Volunteer by Westminster Recreation and Parks. He enjoyed being part of the Brewer Brother's Annual Pig Roast. He volunteered for the Historical Society of Carroll County and the Carroll County Arts Council. He was a member of the Church of The Open Door.

In his spare time he enjoyed family, friends, traveling and community involvement.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are daughters Debbie Weishaar and husband Bill, and Shelli Desmond; grandchildren Jimmy Weishaar and wife Katie, Johnny, Derek, and Ryan Weishaar, Maggie and TJ Desmond, Brad Utz, Jenni Utz Leppert and husband Jeff, and Julie Caple and husband Joel; great-grandchildren Austin Utz, Tyler Leppert, Cheyenne Caple and Raiden Weishaar; brothers Kenneth T. Brewer and wife Ann, of Palestine, Texas, Guy L. Brewer Jr. and wife Doris, of Silver Run, Earle H. Brewer, of Littlestown, Pa., Richard L. Brewer, Marvin J. Brewer and wife Linda, Dean A. Brewer and wife Roxanne, Eugene D. Brewer and wife Renee, and Mark L. Brewer and wife Laurie, all of Westminster; sisters Donna Rickell Green, Dolly A. Long and husband Lee, all of Westminster; brothers-in-laws Jerry and David Spickler, of Hagerstown; sisters-in-laws Chris Dick, of Smithsburg and Mary Lou Weller, of West Virginia; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a sister, Millie Brewer; and a sister-in-law, Sharon Brewer.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, and from 10 a.m. until time of service, 11 a.m. Tuesday at The Church of The Open Door, 550 Baltimore Blvd., Westminster, with the Rev. Dr. Norris Belcher and the Rev. Richard Holbrook officiating. Interment will be in Westminster Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Westminster Lions Club, P.O. Box 246 Westminster, MD 21158; or Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.

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Funeral arrangements are by Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services.
Published in Carroll County Times on July 13, 2012