David Ellis Brewer, Jr., age 60, of Sweetwater, passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2013, at his residence.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Trinity Baptist Church with Rev. Ward Hayes officiating. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 from 6-7 p.m.
David was born on Jan. 29, 1953, in Lubbock to David Ellis Brewer, Sr. and Freda (Powers) Brewer. He was a self-employed welder. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. He married Ann Widener on Oct. 5, 1975 in Floydada, Texas.
He is survived by his wife, Ann Brewer of Sweetwater; three sons, Wayne Chowning and wife Ann-G of Sweetwater, Dustun Chowning of Snyder and David Ellis Brewer III and wife Lenae of Palm Coast, Fla.; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; mother, Freda Brewer of Graham; and sister, Jean Whitsitt and husband Owen of Graham.
He was preceded in death by his father, David Ellis Brewer, Sr.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society (Nolan County), 3402 North 1st, Suite 102, Abilene, Texas 79603 or Trinity Baptist Church, 1503 Crescent, Sweetwater, Texas 79556.
Pallbearers will be David Sager, Dink Brown, Donald Reynolds, Lynn Smith, Rick Davis, Frankie Young, and Doug Frost.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Robert Payne, Alfred AlarcÃ³n, and Fred McDowell.