James 'Jim' Robert Brewer, Sr., 66, formerly of Bristol, Sullivan Co TN, went to be with his Savior at the VA Medical Center in Nashville, TN, following a brief illness. He had been a resident of Nashville for the past 27 years. Jim retired from Capital/Flint Printing Ink with 37 years of service.
He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War achieving the rank of Corporal. Mr. Brewer was a member of the American Legion. He loved to fish and was an avid sports fan.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Clifton Brewer; a step-father, Troy McReynolds; a sister, Dorothy Ray; and infant twin brothers.
Jim is survived by his loving wife, Margaret Lunsford Brewer; his daughter, Eva Marisa Brewer Lewis,McMinnville, TN, his son, James Robert Brewer, Jr. and wife, Donna, Church Hill, TN; grandchildren, Marisa Le’nae Davis and husband, John, Nichole Breck Lewis, Jaimie Leah-Ann Brewer, James Robert Brewer III, Mallena Marie Brewer; his mother, Ruth McReynolds, Bristol, TN; a sister, Linda Ray McReynolds, Bristol, TN; Wayne McReynolds and wife, Joan, Winston-Salem, NC; along with several nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, February 24, 2008 at Carter-Trent Funeral Home of Kingsport from 5 to 7 p.m.
A funeral service will be conducted on Sunday, February 24, 2008 at 7 p.m. with Ralph Brewer officiating.
The Hawkins County Color Guard and the Tennessee Army National Guard will conduct a military graveside service on Monday, February 25, 2008 at 1 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery in Blountville, TN.
Carter-Trent Funeral Home, Kingsport, TN, is serving the Brewer family.