OBITUARY

Cleve Mahon Brewer

21 May, 192629 April, 2021

Cleve Mahon Brewer, age 94, of Raleigh, NC and formerly of Prosperity, WV, passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Bowers Hospice House. Born on May 21, 1926 in Kilsyth (Fayette County), WV, he was the son of the late Roy Earl Brewer, Sr. and Orva Priscilla Christian Brewer. Mr. Brewer was a veteran of the Unites States Army having served during World War II. During his service, Mr. Brewer was a prison guard in Germany and served in the Artillery Division. He had a passion for vegetable gardening and loved hunting and the outdoors. Mr. Brewer was a Charter Member of Faith Baptist Church, formerly Fundamental Baptist Church in Prosperity. He volunteered at Brian’s Safe House and for several community organization and projects throughout the county. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three infant siblings; his brother, Roy Brewer, Jr.; and his sisters, Rachel Skeens and Sharon Vance. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 72 years, Betty Jo Toney Brewer; his children, Laura Lego, Rebecca “Becky” Kirchner, John Brewer and wife, Kathy, Mark Brewer and wife, Lisa, Cleve “Buddy” Brewer, II, Carolyn Dunn, and Susan “Susie” Hughes; 13 grandchildren, Michael Lyttle, Mickey Smoot, Melissa Dorman, Kane Kirchner, Drew Kirchner, John Brewer, Jr., Heather Poland, Aaron Brewer, Lindsey Brooks, Tyler Dunn, Jordan Hughes, Nathan Hughes, and Christian Hughes; many great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, and great-great-great grandchildren; his brother, Richard Brewer and wife, Hazel; and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, Monday, May 3, 2021 in the Chapel of Faith Mausoleum of Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Funeral Services will follow in the Mausoleum Chapel at 1:00 pm with Matthew Hill officiating. Military Honors will be held prior to the entombment. In accordance with the current CDC guidelines, the family and the staff of Blue Ridge Funeral Home ask that those who attend the services wear proper facial coverings and practice social distancing at all times. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Brian’s Safe House, 368 Dearing Dr., Mt. Hope, WV 25880, www.brianssafehouse.org. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, 3 May , 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, 3 May , 2021

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Barry McCoy

3 May 2021

I've known Betty and Cleve for 25 or 30 years We live near the church in Prosperity. Cleve used to help around the farm from time to time . He was always one of my favorite people Always with a big smile and kind word.
Told me once how lucky I was..You got a lovely wife and daughters
live on a farm. and got a free supply of horse manure for your garden

I miss you Cleve

Morgan Toney

2 May 2021

Cleve was never a stranger to me growing up. He always remembered me and made sure to go out of his way to speak with me when he saw me out and about even if I hadnt seen him in years. I was always impressed by that and thought of him as a good man. Prayers for Aunt Betty and all the family during this time.

Danny Smith

2 May 2021

Peace and blessings to Mrs. Brewer, Buddy, Carolyn and the rest of the family. I am so sorry for your profound loss.
djs

Elke Schilling

2 May 2021

We are very sorry for your loss. Love and prayers for you all.

Love,
Elke & Wolfgang

Allen Darrell

2 May 2021

I was sad to hear of Cleve’s passing. I have only the fondest memories of him. We used to spend a lot of time together. He was such a gentle soul, and God blessed him with a long life. My sincere condolences to Betty, his equally loving wife, and his wonderful children, Laura, Becky, Carolyn, Susie, John, Mark, and Buddy. God bless you all!
Darrell and Rosie Allen

Jane Dodd

2 May 2021

Memories of Earl “Doc” Parvin & Cleve working projects together at Faith Baptist Church will be cherished always. Cleve’s smile brought us all joy.

Love for Betty & prayers for the family!

We will make a donation to Brian’s Safehouse in lieu of flowers.

Faith Baptist Church

Harry Evans

2 May 2021

Becky, we are sorry for the loss of your father...may God grant him eternal rest and bring peace and comfort to your family.
Best Regards,
Marcia and Harry Evans

Reba Freeman Murdock

2 May 2021

Carolyn and Cleve,
So sorry to see this. You have all my prayers and love. May God Bless and comfort you.

Tina and John Catalano

1 May 2021

We are so sorry for your loss.

Diane Dixon

1 May 2021

Very sorry to hear of this, prayers for all of you!

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