William Brewer


Sept. 2, 1931 - May 8, 2011

William (Bill) Thomas Brewer, age 79, of Knoxville, Tenn., passed away Sunday, May 8, 2011. He was born on Sept. 2, 1931, in New York.

Bill joined the United States Navy upon completion of high school and he served in Europe and in the Korean War. After the service, Bill settled in Miami, where he started in publishing as a typesetter for
the Miami Daily News. He ultimately worked his way up in the Miami printing business to serve as president of operations for the Miami Daily Business Review. Following retirement, he moved to College Place
before moving to Knoxville in May of last year to Little Creek, where he was cared for by its loving staff. Bill was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Brewer.

Bill is survived by his son, Dana Brewer of Shallotte, N.C.; his three daughters, Cheris Brewer Current of College Place, Amber Gustin of Knoxville, Tenn., and Hillary Katelin Brewer of Knoxville, Tenn. Bill was also survived by his beloved dog, Pugsley.

Memorial contributions may be made to Walla Walla Valley Academy in College Place. Online condolences may be sent to www.rosemortuary.com. Local arrangements provided by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.


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