Gordy Brewer, 74
A memorial service for Gordy Brewer, 74, of Gainesville, was conducted by family members Aug. 10, 2020, at the family home west of Gainesville. Mr. Brewer died Aug. 5 at his home surrounded by family.
He was born March 28, 1946, in Midland, Ohio, the son of Vernon and Ruth Brewer.
He was a veteran, having proudly served his country in the Army. He worked for many years installing glass, both for structures and for autos, retiring in 2010. He enjoyed fishing, working on old cars and barbecuing, and he especially loved to sing karaoke.
He liked to travel with his family and was the kind of man who helped anyone in need. He and Carrie, his wife of 50 years, moved to Gainesville in 2018. He was loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Carrie Brewer of Gainesville; his children, Carrie M. Brewer and husband C.J. Wright of Gainesville, and Lourraine Alcorn of Poplar Bluff; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one brother, Dale Brewer, and one sister Evelyn Clabo, both of Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Patricia Summers and Betty Brewer.
Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Gainesville, directors.