Charles Francis Brewer
Charles Francis Brewer was born May 5, 1944 to Charles Eugene Brewer and Ernestine Mae Alltizer Brewer in Alva, Okla.
He attended schools in Cherokee, Garber and Blackwell, Okla. and graduated from Medicine Lodge, Kan. High School in 1962 and later that year he joined the Army National Guard.
In 1963 he married Patricia Faith Carson and they made their home in Blackwell, Okla. where they had their three children: Chuck, Christa and Clarke. Later in life they were reunited and remarried in 2009.
Mr. Brewer was active in community affairs and began his own company, Brewer Contracting. He became the city commissioner of Blackwell, Okla. in 1983. In 1985 he relocated his company to Phoenix, Ariz.
He later moved to Strawberry, Ariz. where he retired in 2008. He spent his time traveling, enjoying his family and many friends.
Mr. Brewer passed away peacefully at his home in Strawberry early Thursday morning, March 22, 2012, at the age of 67, with his loving family at his side.
As a great friend he will be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor and was someone who never met a stranger. He was active in the Riff Raff Club and loved helping others.
He is survived by his loving wife, Pat; children, Chuck and wife Jenean Brewer of Gilbert, Ariz., Christa and husband Perry Cook of Altus, Okla., Clarke and wife Kisha Brewer of El Mirage, Ariz.; grandchildren, Alex, Madison and Macinzee Cook, Carson, Carter and Carly Brewer; great-grandchild, Zachary Bryson Cook. He is also survived by his sister, Linda and her husband Gene Sillers and their children, Cliff and David Sillers; and Aunt Betty and Victor Sample. Also surviving Mr. Brewer are his stepchildren, Tracy, Gayle, Adam, Shane and Will.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Zach Cook, his mother and father and one sister.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 27 at Strawberry Chapel in the Pines, Strawberry Ariz. A celebration of his life will be held at the Black Bear immediately following the memorial service.