William (Bill) R. Brewer, 77, of Ft. Lupton, passed away January 11, 2014 at Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton, CO. Bill was born November 5, 1936 in Orchard, CO to John and Sarah (Mowan) Brewer.
Bill served in the United States Army and Reserves from 1954 to 1962. He then worked for Thompson Pipe. He also owned and operated a full service gas station.
Bill married Mariann Kelly in November of 1958. In August of 1984 he married Mary Jean Earl. He is survived by his wife and six children; Denise (Levi) Ortiz, Daniel Brewer, Donna (Eric) Johnson, David Brewer, Deann (Jerry) Vicory and Kim Turner, all of the Denver area. He has six grandchildren, Jason (Robin) Ortiz, Ashley Ortiz, Corey Ortiz, Leslie (Johnny) Cuoco, Robert (Dina) Johnson and Katie Turner, and two great-grandchildren, Jay and Phoenix. He is also survived by his sister, Mary (Brewer) Leis and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents and three brothers and one sister.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 11:00am at the First United Methodist Church in Ft. Lupton.
Memorial Contributions can be made to the First United Methodist Church of Ft. Lupton, 306 Park Avenue, Ft. Lupton, CO 80621.
Tabor-Rice Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.