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Obituaries » William J. Brewster

William James “Bill” Brewster, 81, of Culpeper, formerly of Sumerduck, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018, at his home.

He was born in 1936 in Kokomo, Indiana, to the late Agnes L. Hartleroad and Frank L. Brewster.

Mr. Brewster attended Western Military Academy in Alton, Illinois, and graduated from Greentown High School, Greentown, Indiana, Class of 1955. He was a veteran, having honorably served in the United States Army and retiring after 27 years of service in 1980. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam and was stationed at many posts in the United States and abroad. He was the recipient of the Soldiers Medal, the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal and Army Accommodation Medal, among many others. He was a life member of VFW Post 7728 in Bealeton.

He married Gloria Rose Barnett on August 23, 1958, in Wabash, Indiana.

Surviving with his wife of nearly 60 years are his children, Kandis R. Jenkins and husband John of Winchester, John R. Brewster and wife Sharon of Buford, Georgia, Melanie R. Boettner and husband Keith of Memphis, Tennessee, Paula L. Brewster and husband Jason of Culpeper, and David S. Brewster and wife Rachel of Palmyra; his brothers, Furman A. Brewster of Indiana, Stephen J. Brewster and wife Lois and John C. Brewster and wife Becky, all of Ohio; his grandchildren, Nichole, Joshua, Casey, Amanda, Ethan, Zoe, Elijah, Jasmine and Desmond; his great grandchildren, Brandon, Kaelyn, Trentyn, Daje, Kaiden, Rylee, Jackson and Austin; many nieces, nephews and cousins, and his constant canine companion, Dexter.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Micah P. Frey, and a sister-in-law, Betty Brewster.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, April 8, at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. The funeral will take place at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 9, at Culpeper United Methodist Church with Reverend Randy Orndoff officiating. Interment will be in Culpeper National Cemetery with military honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 493 Blackwell Road, Suite 319, Warrenton, Va. 20186 and/or the Wounded Warriors Project.

The Brewster family would like to thank Heartland Hospice and the doctors, nurses, and caregivers for his excellent care.
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