Lloyd Allen Brewer, 80, of Bonham, formerly of Commerce, died peacefully at his home on July 15, 2013.
He was born on May 24, 1933 in Lannius to Earl Thomas and Verna Gertrude Elliott Brewer. He married Elizabeth Ann Shepherd on June 16, 1962, in Greenville.
Mr. Brewer attended Boyd Baptist Church in Bonham and served in the United States Navy for four years during the Korean War. He was the owner and operator of Commerce Distributing Company for more than 25 years.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Elizabeth Ann Brewer of Commerce; two sons, Stanley Dwayne Brewer of Dallas and Kevin Todd Brewer of Sacramento, Calif.; two brothers, Joe Brewer of Benton, Ark., and Roy Dean Brewer of Pittsburg, Texas; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three siblings, Ross Brewer, Virginia Ruth Bellou, and Tom Brewer.
His funeral service is at 10 a.m. today at the First Baptist Church of Commerce with Brother Lyn Holly officiating. Interment will follow at Sonora Cemetery in Fairlie, with Shawn Rencher, Robert Brewer, Charlie Norman, Jackie Arnold, Dave Arnold, and Ryan Evans serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Greg Brewer and Michael Bellou, with military honors provided by the Hunt County Veterans Honor Guard.
R.W. Owens and Son Funeral Home of Wolfe City is in charge of arrangements.
The family asks that donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at alz.org or mailed toAlzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011.
Online condolences may be made at owensandsonfh.com and www.heraldbanner.com.