Originally created 09/19/00

Mr. Joseph Brewer Sr.



BEECH ISLAND - Mr. Joseph P. Brewer Sr., 76, of Coastal Drive, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2000, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home, North Augusta, with Dr. Craig Bailey and the Rev. Lloyd Brewer officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens, Graniteville.

Mr. Brewer, a native of Aiken County, was an Air Force veteran of World War II and had retired as a millwright. He was a member of Second Baptist Church of Beech Island.

Survivors include his wife, Fay M. Brewer; five sons, Paul Brewer, Martinez, Stephen P. Brewer, Hilton Head Island, Gregory L. Brewer, Nashville, Tenn., Jody Brewer, Beech Island, and Dana E. Brewer, Burlington, N.C.; a daughter, Allyson Harberson, Houston; a stepson, Robert L. Wilken, Beech Island; a stepdaughter, Victoria M. Coffey, Jupiter, Fla.; two sisters, Yvonne B. Kaney, North Augusta, and Sara B. Hogue, Augusta; and 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be his sons.

Memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church of Beech Island Challenge 2000 Fund, 655 Beech Island Ave., Beech Island, SC 29842.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 19, 2000