Selby Brewer Jr.

December 2, 1932November 29, 2019

Selby Brewer Jr., 86, of Wilson passed away Friday, November 29, 2019. A memorial service will be conducted 7:00 p.m ., Saturday, December 21, 2019, at Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home, Wilson, NC.

The family will receive friends Saturday, from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at the funeral home located at 2704 Nash St. N, Wilson.

Selby was a long-time member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church and loved to travel. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Surviving are his son, Selby Brewer, III (Candace) of Wilson; his daughter, Sandra Bulluck (Bobby R.) of Wilson; daughter-in-law, Gail Brewer of Wilson; two sisters, Jean Williams and Janice Phillips (Edgar); grandchildren, Amanda Charles (Mark), Kristen Broadwater (Eric), Cambron Farris (Will), J.T. Brewer, Shannon Ferguson (Kevin), Ryan Brewer (Amy), Troy Bulluck (Arlette), and Drew Bulluck (Leyla); fourteen great-grandchildren; and longtime friends, Bruce Baker (Angie) and Demp Winstead.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Gretchen deKeyzer Brewer; his son, Ronny C. Brewer; and parents, Selby and Lucinda Bass Brewer.

The Brewer family would like to express their gratitude and thank Selby’s special caregivers, Amy, Christine, Linda, and Ruth, for the exceptional care they provided.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 5142 NC Hwy 58 N, Wilson, NC 27896.

Funeral services are under the direction of Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home, Wilson, NC. Online condolences may be sent to


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Phil Letchworth

December 20, 2019

What a great person Mr Brewer was. I am greatfull to the years that I worked with him at Wilson County School Bus Garage. My deepest sympathy for the family.

Betty & Dean Strickland

December 19, 2019

Prayers for all of you in the loss of this sweet kind man! Loved seeing him in his chair at Amy Jos. Always a smile! May god grant you peace with your many memories of him. We will see him again!

Beth Brewer

December 19, 2019

Selby and family,

I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with the family and you.

Love, Beth Brewer