Robert Burton Brewer, 97, of Crestview Hills died on August 2, 2016 at the home of his daughter Betty, in Dalton, Georgia.
Bob grew up in Lebanon, Kentucky. The son of Elizabeth (Bottom) and John Bowman Brewer, he attended VMI before enlisting in the U.S. Army. During his World War II Army service, Bob served as a communications specialist aboard a Navy Ship spending most of his time in Italy.
Following the war, Bob joined his father in the men’s clothing business working for the H.A. Seinsheimer Co. until his retirement. He was a founding member of Lakeside Presbyterian Church where he served as an Elder for many years.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Ruth Stockler Brewer of Louisville, Kentucky. Also preceding him in death was his sister, Cecil Fish; and his brothers, Jack Brewer, Mac Brewer, Bill Brewer, Sam Brewer and Tom Brewer.
He is survived by his daughters, Barbara Brewer Powers of Crestview Hills and Betty Brewer (Philip) Woodward of Dalton, Georgia. Surviving also are his grandchildren, Kim Powers (Rich) Hoyt, Bo (Mary Yoly) Powers, Mark (Faith) Woodward, Molly (Mitch) Parks and Amy (Aaron) Smith. “Old Bob” was great grandfather to Lucas Hoyt and Mallory Hoyt and Shannon Woodward, Amelia Woodward, George Woodward and John Mark Woodward.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the convenience of the family. Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home, Erlanger is serving the family.
Memorial contributions are suggested to: Lakeside Presbyterian Church, 2690 Dixie Hwy., Lakeside Park, KY 41017 or to a favorite charity of donor’s choice.