John Garfield Brewer 70 of Harker Heights, passed away on March 16, 2020.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Trinity Baptist Church at 12pm on April 23, 2021.
Interment will follow at Central Texas Veterans Cemetery at 2pm on April 23, 2021
John was born on April 28, 1949 in Houlton Maine. Preceded in death by his parent’s Garfield and Eunice Brewer, and two sisters Rosemary and Barbara. He was the second oldest of 6 children. His surviving siblings are a brother James Brewer and two sisters Betty Brewer and Nancy Childs. He also had many nieces and nephews.
John also survived by his loving wife of 47 years Sandra Brewer; two daughters
LeeAnn Miner and Darlene Youncofski (husband James Youncofski).
John had 6 grandchildren Shane West, Courtney Seville, Brandan Miner, Tyler Plank, Megan Plank and Maddison Youncofski. He as well had 1 great-grandson Richard Seville lll.
Proudly serving in the U.S Army, John retired after 20 yrs at Ft. Hood Texas. He was a Vietnam Veteran and a lifetime member of the VFW, and their motorcycle club where he loved riding in Toy Runs and Memorial services. He also belong to the Vietnam Veterans of America and proud to be a member. John also worked as a mechanic for Sears Automotive Center for many years before retiring due to health issues.
You could always find him hanging out with his coffee crew at McDonalds, talking to anyone that would stop and say hello. He loved kids and telling them stories If they when getting lunch. He never knew a stranger talked to anyone and everyone. John also shared a love for his dogs which he had many, and his two horses Sonny and Buddy. Favorite pastimes including working in the heat, mowing grass, repairing cars or even just relaxing in the hot Texas sun.
John was a active church member at Trinity Baptist Church . For all of those who would like to join us for this celebration of life, we invite you to wear his favorite color Red. You could always see him wearing his Remember Everyone Deployed shirts on Fridays and since the 23rd is a Friday we want to honor him this way for the church celebration of life at 12pm and CTVC at 2pm.