Harvey Duain Brewer was born on April 21, 1941 to Harvey and Irene Brewer in Durango, CO. He passed away on September 7, 2021 in Aztec, NM. His service will be Monday, September 13, 2021 at 11:00am at Greenmount Cemetery in Durango, CO.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Brewer, of 57 years, son Harvey Brewer III and wife June of Aztec, NM, and daughter April Brewer Ekstrom of Aztec; four grandchildren: Kendall Ekstrom and wife Casandre of Fort Morgan, CO, Landon Ekstrom and wife Christina of Loveland, CO, Colter Ekstrom of Fort Morgan, CO, and Devyn Brewer of Aztec, NM; and one great-grandchild, Stella Ekstrom of Fort Morgan, CO. Harvey is also survived by three brothers: Harry Brewer and wife Verla of St. Marys, GA, Ron Brewer and wife Linda of Moab, UT, and Tom Brewer and wife Gina of Durango, CO, plus numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and loving friends.
Harvey joined the United States Navy on May 27, 1959, and served 22 years as a Senior Chief Petty Officer and a Cryptologic Technician in locations including the Philippines, Guam, California, Alaska, Okinawa, Florida, and Japan. He retired in May 1980 and later started his own business, Professional Data Services, as a computer programmer.
Harvey loved the Lord, reading his Bible daily, singing hymns, the outdoors, hunting, fishing, flying remote controlled airplanes, operating a ham radio, serving his country, and riding with the Colorado Mounted Rangers. He left a legacy of love and will be dearly missed.
Published by The Durango Herald on Sep. 9, 2021.