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Mr. Roy Lee Brewer
Retired CSX Railroad

WARRENTON, Ga. - Mr. Roy Lee Brewer, age 89, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Reba Sturdivant Brewer of Warrenton, died Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at his residence. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m.. Thursday, October 14, 2010, at the First Baptist Church of Warrenton with the Revs. Mike Dann and Wayne Gahnn offi ciating. Burial followed at Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens. Mr. Brewer, a lifelong resident of Warren County, retired from the CSX Railroad in 1985. He enjoyed wood working, country music, and playing the guitar. A U. S. Army veteran of WW II, Mr. Brewer proudly served his country in France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany under the command of Gen. George S. Patton. He drove a "deuce and a half" onto Utah Beach June 6, 1944. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Warrenton. Survivors include four grandchildren, Andy Rachels (Wife Vicki) Peachtree City, GA, Jeremy Rachels, Warrenton, Christy Brewer, Thomson, and Chris Brewer, Statesboro, one great-grandson, Drew Rachels, Peachtree City, GA, one son in law, Larry Rachels, Warrenton, one brother, A. W. Brewer, Jr., Warrenton, several nieces and nephews. Mr. Brewer was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Mrs. Reba S. Brewer, daughter, Joan B. Rachels, son, Carroll Brewer and a daughter-in-law, Carolyn W. Brewer. Pallbearers were Jim McMichael, Dennis Coxwell, W. Larry Johnson, Eugene Norris, Jimmy Harden, and Bobby Newsome. Honorary pallbearers were Dan Crumpton, Kermit House, David Harper, and the Adult VII Sunday School Class. In lieu of fl owers, the family request that memorials be made to the First Baptist Church of Warrenton, 201 Norwood Street Warrenton, GA 30828.

Web posted on Thursday, October 21, 2010

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