|Birth: ||Feb. 10, 1919|
|Death: ||Aug. 24, 2006|
Flavius J. Brewer, 87, Peru, passed away at 7:20 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2006 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was born on Feb. 10, 1919 in Miami County to William Henry and Ruth Agness (Murphy) Brewer. Brewer was first married to Naomi Arbuckle on Aug. 31, 1947, and she passed away on Nov. 25, 1983. He then married Velma Young on June 2, 1986, and she survives.
Flavius grew up in Erie Township of Miami County and lived his entire life in the Miami-Wabash County area. He was a 1937 graduate of Peru High School. He retired from farming, and was also a maintenance technician at US Gypsum for 25 years.
He was a member of Bachelor Creek Church of Christ; former director of the Erie Community Center; a member of the Pioneer Power and Antique Tractor Club of North Central Indiana; and a charter member of the Richvalley Lions Club since 1974, when the club was organized. He was the first member to receive the Melvin Jones Award from the International Lions Club. He and his wife, Naomi, started Brewer's Tenderloin Service in 1952.
Along with his wife, survivors include his son, Larry A. Brewer Sr. and wife Karen, Wabash; a daughter, Joyce Brewer, Wabash; a sister, Georgia Personett, Peru; three grandchildren, Larry A. Brewer Jr., Wabash, Angela Aldrich and husband David, Indianapolis, and William Flavius Brewer, Wabash; a great-grandson, Tommy Aldrich, Indianapolis; and his dog, Angus.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Doris Jean Brewer, who passed away in 1952, and two sisters.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 1, at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, 1100 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with John Lienbaugh officiating. There will be no visitation.
The memorial guest book for Flavius may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.
Preferred memorial is the American Diabetes Association, 6415 Castleway West Drive, Suite 114, Indianapolis IN 46250.
William Henry Brewer (1869 - 1951)
Ruth Agnes Murphy Brewer (1881 - 1972)
Naomi L Arbuckle Brewer (1921 - 1983)*
Joyce Ann Brewer (1948 - 2013)*
Doris Jean Brewer (1952 - 1952)*
Georgia Brewer Personett (1914 - 2009)*
Flavius J. Brewer (1919 - 2006)
Memorial Lawns Cemetery
Created by: Lisa King
Record added: Aug 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15516457