Carl Brewer, 78, Bluff City, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2013, in the Bristol Regional Medical Center.
A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Dow and Maude Stewart Brewer. He was a graduate of Steed College, Johnson City.
Carl retired from the United States Army after 21 years of service. He served during the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam Era. He retired as a Master Sgt. Following his retirement, he worked at North American Rayon Corporation for many years.
He attended the First Christian Church of Bluff City.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Linda Kay Smith Brewer, who passed away October 7, 2004; a son Robert C. Brewer; a sister: Beatrice Brewer; and four brothers: Cecil, J. Hale, H. Claude and Garfield Brewer.
Survivors include his wife: Martha Joan Gass Brewer; A daughter & son-in-law: Sharon & Chris Lezotte, Bluff City; A son & daughter-in-law: Steve & Christine Brewer, Knoxville; A Step-Daughter and husband: Kym and David Pope, Versailles, Kentucky; Seven Grandchildren: Dustin Joyner and wife, Amber, Justin Joyner, Christopher Joyner and wife, LeAnn, Kaitlyn Plank and husband, Donald, Matthew Brewer, Nicholas Brewer and Kevin Brewer; Five Great Grandchildren; Several Nieces & Nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jason Mead officiating.
Graveside Service and Interment will be at 10:45 a.m. Monday, August 12, 2013, in the Mountain Home National Cemetery with Mr. Ron Whitacre, Minister, officiating. Pallbearers will be Grandsons. Military Honors will be provided by the Tennessee Army National Guard.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Brewer to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.
Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Monday to go to the cemetery.
Condolences may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel, Elizabethton, is in charge.