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Lester Brewer

Lester Brewer

Aug. 16, 1925 to July 25, 2020

Lester Brewer, 94 of Morganton, NC passed away, Saturday, July 25, 2020. Born on August 16, 1925, he was the son of the late Ben and Hattie Brewer. Lester was a faithful member of Faith Freewill Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and a Sunday School teacher. Lester was a veteran of the US Navy serving during WWII aboard the USS Hornet. Mr. Brewer loved his family dearly.

Lester is survived by his children, Wanda Norman (Gilbert), Christine Patton (Ken), Becky Walker; grandchildren, Steve Norman, Michael Patton (Julie), Jeff Norman (Melanie), Timothy Walker; sister, Frances Crawley.

In addition to his parents, Lester is preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Grayson Brewer; son-in-law, Richard Walker; sisters, Rachel Byrd, Cassie Dellinger; brothers, Edger, Homer, Samuel, and Clyde Brewer.

Mr. Brewer will lie in state from 2:00pm until 4:00pm, Monday, July 27, 2020 at Sossoman Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 10:00am, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Faith Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Rocky Reese officiating. Military honors provided by the US Navy and Caldwell County Honor Guard. 

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Committal: July 28, 2020
11 a.m.

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