Larry A. Brewer, Sr., 71, Wabash, died Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born June 10, 1950, in Wabash, to Flavius and Naomi (Arbuckle) Brewer.
Larry was 1969 Peru High School graduate. He married Karen S. Thompson in Fort Wayne Dec. 31, 1974. Larry was a truck driver 48 years, drove for Pierceton Trucking several years, and co-owned, along with his wife Karen, Larry Brewer Catering. He was a member of Bachelor Creek Church of Christ, taught the 6th Grade Sunday School class 11 years, and was the church custodian several years. Larry was a charter member of the Richvalley Lions Club and a former member of the Noble Township Volunteer Fire Department. He was a collector of Oliver Farm Equipment.
He is survived by his wife, Karen S. Brewer, Wabash; three children: Larry A. (Caroline) Brewer, Jr., Tecumseh, Mich.; Angela M. Aldrich, Indianapolis; and William F. (Tiffany) Brewer, Wabash; six grandchildren: Tom Aldrich, Indianapolis; William D. Brewer, Kaitlyn Brewer, and Kylie Brewer, all of Wabash; Trent Brewer and Sibilla Brewer, both of Tecumseh. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Doris Jean Brewer and Joyce Ann Brewer.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Saturday, June 19, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with David Stokes officiating. Friends may call 3-7 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash, at a later date.
Preferred memorial is Noble Township Volunteer Fire Department.