Herbert Delone Brewer, Jr., age 76, of Hazlehurst, died Monday, December 14, 2020 at St Joseph’s/Candler Hospital in Savannah.
Mr. Brewer was born February 16, 1944 in Jeff Davis County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert Delone Brewer Sr. and Margaret Theresa Girtman Brewer. He was a graduate of North Georgia Military College and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Hazlehurst. He retired as a High School Chemistry and Physics Teacher after serving over 30 years with Jeff Davis and Appling County School Systems. During his tenure in Jeff Davis, he was a Star Teacher recipient. He was a former tennis coach and officiant of High School Basketball. He was also a farmer who won numerous awards for being a top producer. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved all sports, especially Georgia Bulldogs. He was also a private airplane pilot.
Survivors include his wife, Leisa Yawn Brewer of Hazlehurst; sisters, Sara Beth Brewer Spell of Statesboro; Cheryl Lynn Brewer Eady (Larry Edward) of Milledgeville; nieces and nephews, Sean Spell of Statesboro, Jennifer Spell of Atlanta, Kelly Carr of Greensboro, Hope Wommack of Gray and Linsey Holt of Marietta, brother-in-law, Greg (Lynn) Yawn, mother-in-law,Pauline Yawn, nephew, Jonathan (Amber) Yawn all of Hazlehurst.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, December 18, 2020 at Shelton’s Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. J. Barry Owens officiating.
Pallbearers will be Larry Smith, Jerry White, John Girtman, Todd Brewer, Greg Yawn, Randall Staniland and Ricky Harper.
Musical selections will be rendered by Hal Cox.
Due to Covid-10 restrictions, the Brewer family and Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home respectfully ask all in attendance to wear a mask and follow the social distancing set by our local health district and the CDC.
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