July 5, 1933 - November 28, 2019
Dr. Luther G. Brewer, age 86 of Cary, NC died on Thursday, November 28th at Sunrise of Cary after an extended illness. Dr. Brewer was a long-time resident of Cary and the Pastor Emeritus of Greenwood Forest Baptist Church where he served as senior pastor for 33 years (1966-1999). He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary George Brewer; 3 children, L. Gordon Brewer, Jr (wife, “Sister”), Kingsport, TN; Rosemary Brewer-Rhodes (husband, Greg), Apex, NC; J. Timothy Brewer (wife Shannon), Mooresville, NC; 3 grandchildren, Rebecca Brewer, Chattanooga, TN, Ethan Brewer and Kamryn Brewer, Mooresville, NC and 1 step-granddaughter, Brittney Rhodes and step-great-grandson, Wesley Reeves, Clayton, NC. He is also survived by two brothers, J. Kenneth Brewer, Tallahassee, FL and Robert H. Brewer, Coupeville, WA. Dr. Brewer served for 21 years as a Chaplain (LTC) in the US Army Reserves. He was a graduate of Ouachita University and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He received his Doctor of Ministries degree from San Francisco Theological Seminary. He was a member of the Cary Rotary Club and Past President and Paul Harris Fellow. He was a former Board of Trustees member for Meredith College, Raleigh, NC and The School of Pastoral Care Foundation, North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem, NC. He was also was an adjunct instructor for Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC. Other accomplishments include receiving the Meritorious Service Medal for significant contribution of distinguished service to the US Army Reserve (November 1977) and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary significant contribution of distinguished service to the cause of Christ (July 1974). A Memorial Service and Celebration of Life will be held 1:00PM Saturday, December 7th at Greenwood Forest Baptist Church with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may made to Greenwood Forest Baptist Church, 110 SE Maynard Rd., Cary, NC 27511 or Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Cir., Raleigh, NC 27607.
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