Born: Tuesday Nov 27, 1956

Died: Tuesday Jun 2, 2020


George Brewer

November 27, 1956 - June 2, 2020

George Luis Brewer, 63, passed away Tuesday morning, June 2, 2020, at Wesley Long Hospital. 

A graveside service will be held Friday June 5 2020 at 11 a.m. at Ridge-View Memorial Gardens.  Mr. Brewer will lie-in-state at Fair Funeral Home on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning before the service.  The service will be on Facebook Live.

George was born November 27, 1956 in Louisville, KY.  He was a member of St. Joseph of the Hills Catholic Church and a member of Knights of Columbus.  George was a Boy Scout Leader of Troop 701, where both his sons achieved the rank of Eagle Scout.  He was a 40 year member of the Rockingham County Amateur Ham Radio Operators, and his call sign was WA4LTY.  George was a retired lineman for Duke Energy with 41 years of service. His grandchildren and special friends will miss spending time with George.

He is survived by his wife, Gail Alderman Brewer of the home; sons, Matthew “Matt” Lee Brewer and wife Heather of Browns Summit, Anthony “Tony” Luis Brewer and wife Leah of Miami, FL.; grandchildren, Emersyn and Weston Brewer; mother, Maria Luisa Serna Brewer; brother, Fred Brewer (Karen) and sister, Anna Vaughan (Bobby) all of Henderson, NC

He was preceded in death by his father, George Basil Brewer.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com



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Gail, We are sooo sorry to hear of George’s passing. Please know that our hearts and prayers are with all of you.🙏🏻❤️🙏🏻
Mary Denny

You are in my thoughts and prayers. George was one of the finest men I have ever met. Sending love your way along with prayers for the coming days. Kathy and Phillip Stephens
Kathy Stephens

Gail, I'm at a loss for words but I'm so very sorry about George. Yall had a true love. He was a good man. I pray for peace and comfort for you, Tony, Matt and the entire family.
Joyce Minter

To the family...I am so saddened to hear that George has passed away. He was a great guy. Prayers that God will give you all peace and comfort during this difficult time.
Teresa Hawkins

To Gail and the Brewer family, Vicky and I want you to know you are in our prayers. I had the privilege of working with George for 30 years. He was a man of principle and kindness.
Greg & Vicky Bray

My prayers are with you, my our Heavenly father surround you & watch over you. I have many good memories of George at Duke.
Warren Pettigrew

George will truly be missed. I always enjoyed talking to him when he came by our shop at Eden Radiator. Super nice guy and prayers for family.
Michael Robertson

Gail, Tony and Matt please know that Jason, Kelly and I are keeping you in our thoughts and our prayers. George was such a good person, always a pleasure to be around. He will be missed so much by so many!
Deborah Brown

Gail and family, we are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Wayne and Lynne Dickerson
Lynne Dickerson

I am very sorry to hear of George’s passing, we thought that he would outlive us all. He will be missed.
David Atkins

Gail and family, I am keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers during this time of loss. May God bring your peace and comfort. Love, Alice
Alice Perkins

Oh my goodness,Gail. I’m sooo sorry to hear about George. Just know you and the family are in my prayers 🙏🏼
Lou Brame

Gail and family - I am deeply saddened by your loss. George was a wonderful person. You are in my prayers.
Wanda Stophel

Dear Gail, My heart is breaking for you. Sending my sincere condolences to you and your family. May the many wonderful memories of George help ease your pain. Much love, Debra Colby
Debra Colby

Gail and family so sorry to hear the news you all are in my thoughts and prayers. I always enjoyed talking to George on the radio and will miss hearing him on the air. Deepest Condolences Stan Overby WA4RDZ.
Stan Overby

Dear Gail, Tony, Matt and family....We were shocked and saddened by the news of George's passing. So sorry for your loss!!! Y'all are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. We love y'all and are praying for God's peace today!!!
Micki M. Neal

My thoughts and prayers are with the family. May God give you strenght during this difficult time.
Cheryl Evans

Gail and Family: Myron and I are so saddened to hear of the loss of George. He was a gentle man, who always treated us with those quiet, big smiles. Please know you ALL are in our prayers for God's peace that passeth all understanding.
Myron and Debbie Horton

Only met him a few times at HAM meetings. Sorry he has passed away. '73's, George, N3UZ
Jim Smith

Gail, So sorry to hear of the loss of your husband. I always treasured my friendship with you while working at RCC and had lost track of what was happening in your life since I retired. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of loss. Pam Kendrick
Pam Kendrick

Dear Gail, Matt and Tony. We are so heartbroken for all of you. Our family has lost part of our combined heart but gained a heavenly guardian angel. Our prayers, love and support are with you all. Always, Linda, Pat and Kim 🙏❤N
Pat and Linda McCright

George was the Financial Secretary for many years in our Knights of Columbus Council and was very active in all of our many activities. His warm smile and friendly attitude will be greatly missed. May his soul rest in peace.
JOHN G CUMMINGS Jr

Dear Brewer family, WE were so saddened to hear of George's passing. Heaven has gained a WONDERFUL Angel. Know that God had a BIGGER plan for him. All who knew him will surely miss his kind heart and welcoming smile that was always present. During this difficult time of loss, may God embrace each of you. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Sherry and Keith Aheron

Dear Gail, Matt, Tony, and family, I am so sorry to learn of your dear George passing. I know what a wonderful family you all are and I know losing him will leave a hole in your hearts. May God give you His peace in knowing that George is in His care, I hope that all the wonderful memories that you all of you have will help. I will have you in my prayers. You have always been very special to me. Carol Drye
Carol Drye

Gail, I am very sorry and sad to learn of George's passing. Sending up prayers for your family.
David Covington

My thoughts and prayers go out to you during this difficult time.
Anne Stanfield

Dear Gail and family, I am so so sorry to hear of George’s passing. I am thinking of you and hoping for some peace in knowing he is in God’s presence now. I know he will be missed by so many people. Sending you caring wishes and know many friends are holding you in their loving thoughts.
Sandra Tetterton

Gail, Becky and I are stunned and deeper saddened by passing of George! May God bless you and your family! Mike Blackburn
Mike Blackburn

George will be greatly missed by his family, friends and community. George was a very strong leader. In the Knights of Columbus, his great organizational and management skills always kept his friends going on time and moving in the right direction. He did it all in such a calm easy-going way, with a great sense of humor. God bless George and his family. We all miss him.
John Joyce

My brother Knight will be missed. My family and I will keep you in our daily prayers. May God bless
Ray EVELAND

Gail, Carolyn and I were shocked and saddened to here of George's passing. So sudden and so unexpected just when you two could begin enjoying retirement. Praying for you and your family. God bless.
Jerry Billingsley

Gail, I am so sorry to hear of George's passing. He was a wonderful man who loved you tremendously. I am keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you or the family.
Denise Stone

George was one of the finest friends we will ever have. A kind and caring person, you will be missing my friend! RIP
Ed/Ginny Jones

Gail and family, I am so sorry to learn of George's passing. What a nice man he was. I always enjoyed talking with him. I am praying that God will comfort your hearts and give you peace. "The memory of the righteous is blessed." Proverbs 10:7
nancy verdi

George was always a great man. My family thought so much of him. Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers during this time.
Karen Mason

Gail, I was at a lost for words when Larry Joyner called to tell me of the passing of your Husband. Praying for you and the Family.
Sandra Lash Joyner

Gail, I am so sorry to hear about George. I remember him from when he used to come to church with you. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God bless and comfort you during this time. Love you❤️
Shirley Worsham

Thoughts and Prayers for you and your family.
William Mabe

Gail and family, Just want to say how sorry I am about your lose. I will be thinking of all of you. Jonathan Drye
Jonathan Drye

Dear Gail, Tony, Matt, and Family: I am deeply saddened and sorry to hear of George's passing. I can't even begin to truly imagine the awful pain and misery that you and your family must be feeling right know. George was always a dear friend to me and my family. We shared many priceless memories together both in Scouts and in enjoying the hobby of Amateur (Ham) Radio over the years. George was always a kind and remarkable man in so many ways. He will be truly missed. He taught Matt, Sam, and myself so very much about many things and we always looked forward to spending time with him. He was a man of great character will always have our endless admiration and respect. Please know that our hearts go out to all of you and that you all will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers. May God Bless, Mike Shearer and family.
Mike Shearer

Dear Gail and family. Our hearts go out to you all in this time of loss of your beloved. Prayers for healing broken hearts and may your memories serve you well.
Wanda Fagge

Gail, So sorry to hear about George, praying that God will comfort you and your family during this difficult time. God bless you now and forever
Mike Whitlow

My heart and prayers are with your families. ❤ 🙏 Deepest sympathy. Love Barbara Bogusky
Barbara Bogusky

So saddened to hear of George's passing. He was always nice to everyone. I have been praying for you Gail. Know that you have many old friends who understand your grief. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.
Cynthia Smith

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Mike and Teresa Bray

Dearest Gail and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. George was such a good man...and funny! I know how much you'll miss him, but know in your hearts that he is well and happy with the Lord. Praying for God's peace and comfort to be with you forevermore. Much love, Sandra
Sandra Setliff Chambers

Dear Gail, Tony, Matt, and Family: I am deeply saddened and sorry to hear of George's passing. I can't even begin to truly imagine the awful pain that you and your family must be feeling right know. George was always a dear friend to me and my family. We shared many priceless memories together both in Scouts and in enjoying the hobby of Amateur (Ham) Radio over the years. George was always a kind and remarkable man in so many ways. He will be truly missed. He taught Matt, Sam, and myself so very much about many things and we always looked forward to spending time with him. He was a man of great character and he will always have our endless admiration and respect. Please know that our hearts go out to all of you and that you all will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers. May God Bless, Mike Shearer and family.
Michael Shearer

Was shocked to hear of George's passing. He was always a kind person and we always enjoyed talking to him. bless all of you in your time of sorrow
Robert and Dianne Majerick

Gail - Sending our love, thoughts, and prayers to you and your family during this most difficult time.
Calvin and Susan Stultz

Gail,Tony and Matt, So sad to hear of George's passing.You all are in our thoughts and prayers.He was always so friendly and kind to me.It was so great to see Gail,Matt and he at Betty's last year. Chip,Pattie,Buddy and Patrick
Pattie H Cardwell

Gail was a classmate of mine, we graduated together. George once did some work for me in the 70s. Our thoughts and prayers are with Gail and her family! <3
Becky Brown

So sorry for your unexspected loss. George will be so missed by all who knew him.
James Bonesteel,N4ZZ

Gail - Please accept my condolences on your loss. George was a great guy, and I respected him dearly. All of us at the Rockingham County Amateur Radio Club will miss his presence and service, and our heartfelt sympathy goes out to you, your sons, and the entire family. May you find peace and strength through our Lord & Savior at this time.
Bill Schwiegeraht, N8KSG

Gail and family. I was so very sorry to hear of your great loss of George indeed. May our precious awesome God above give you the strength you need always. In Christ Love, Mrs. Judy Pulliam Bledsoe.......p.s. my children and your children attended Betty's daycare together....
Judy Bledsoe

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