Ronald “Ron” Lee Brewer, 69, passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018 at Duke University Hospital in Durham.
Ron was born in Seymour, Indiana, on September 19, 1948 to the late Ernest and Esther Speckner Brewer and was a 1966 graduate of Seymour Senior High School. He proudly served his country in the United State Air Force where he retired as a Technical Sergeant with over 20 years of service. Following his military career, Ron began working in the electrical department of Lowe’s in Goldsboro. Ron was a member of Pleasant Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church. Those of us who knew Ron weep at our loss, laugh with our remembrances, and reflect deeply on how much he meant to us.
A service to celebrate Ron’s life will be held on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the sanctuary of Pleasant Grove Church with his pastor, Rev. Barry Stallings, officiating. Interment with full military honors will be held on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the Eastern Carolina State Veteran’s Cemetery.
Ron is survived by his wife of 29 years, Karen Lee Brewer; children, Angela Thomas and husband Chris, Kerry Brewer, Steven Stroud, Michael Wheeler and wife C.J., and Kristin Brewer; grandchildren, Kevin Brewer, Jesse Proctor, Jared Proctor, Nicholas Stroud, Landon Stroud and Maddy Wheeler; sister, Martha Bell; and several nieces and nephews he loved very much.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Ernest and Omer Brewer.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove O.F.W.B. Church, P.O. Box 36, Pikeville, NC 27863.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.