Friday, October 28, 2016
Greensboro, NC — Singing News has learned that Earl Brewer passed away on Thursday, October 27. He was 83 years old. Earl started his career in Southern Gospel music at the age of 15. He attended the Stamps-Baxter School of Music in 1950-51, two years after joining The Carolinians. In 1959 he joined The Gethsemane Quartet where he remained until 1970 when he joined The Harvesters.
Earl is survived by his wife Rachel and two sons, Michael Brewer of Greensboro and Larry Brewer (Sherrie) of Greensboro; four grandchildren, Justin Brewer (Jessica), Jeffrey Brewer (Amanda), Nicolette Hooge (Andrew) and Keith Brewer (Ashley); and 6 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 2-6 p.m. at Lebanon Baptist Church, 4635 Hicone Road, Greensboro NC 27405.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lebanon Baptist Church, 4635 Hicone Road, Greensboro NC 27405 or to Hospice & Palliative Care of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC 27405.