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 Stanley William “Bill” Brewer

Stanley William “Bill” Brewer

Pleasantville, Jackson County, Indiana, USA
Death 4 Aug 2007 (aged 77)
Greenfield, Hancock County, Indiana, USA
Burial Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 70239321 · View Source
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S. William “Bill” Brewer, 77, of Knightstown, died August 4 at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield.

He was born Feb. 25, 1930, in Pleasantville, a son of the late Perly and Violet (Lynn) Brewer.

Mr. Brewer lived in Knightstown for 50 years, having moved here from Connersville. He married the former Bonita Wright on Oct. 14, 1950, and she survives.

Mr. Brewer was a coach and teacher at the Indiana Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Children’s Home (ISSCH) from 1954-1959. He was a basketball coach and teacher at Connersville from 1959-1962. He served as superintendent at ISSCH from 1962-1990. After his retirement, Mr. Brewer worked as a consultant at Siemens and Performance Services. He received the Sagamore of the Wabash Award from three different Indiana governors. He was also named a Kentucky Colonel. A veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Brewer was a graduate of the University of Texas – El Paso, where he was an All-American basketball player. He received his Masters degree in Education from Ball State University. Mr. Brewer attended Knightstown United Methodist Church and was a member of Knightstown American Legion Post 152, Knightstown Masonic Lodge, 40&8 and Anivicus.

Survivors include his wife, Bonita “Bonnie” of Knightstown; two daughters, Linda (husband, Arthur) Hegewald of Indianapolis and Lisa Brewer of Huntington Beach, CA.; a granddaughter, Morgan Hegewald of Indianapolis; and a grandson, Spencer Hegewald of Indianapolis.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.

Visitation was 2-8 p.m. August 7, at Todd Funeral Home in Knightstown.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 8, at the ISSCH chapel with Mervin Kilmer officiating. Cremation followed.

Memorial contributions may be made to ISSCH Memorial Foundation or the American Legion Post 152 Building Fund.

The Knightstown Banner
August 2007

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