William Jay Brewer, 55, North Manchester passed away January 28, 2020 in Toledo, Ohio. One of five children, Jay was born on August 28, 1964 in at the Wabash County Hospital, Wabash, Indiana to Don W. and Nancy J. (Ross) Brewer.
Jay graduated from Manchester High School in 1983, where he played on the basketball team and later at Jacksonville College in Texas. Jay had a heart of gold, especially when it came to his nieces, nephews, brothers, sisters, and parents. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and playing basketball in leagues in Wabash, Indiana. Jay worked for Sterling Contracting in North Webster, for the last 3 years, but he was a lifelong construction worker. He was a hard worker and creative in his construction work. His job gave him the opportunity to travel in which he thoroughly enjoyed. Throughout life’s challenges, he loved the Lord with all of his heart. On Sundays, he attended Sweetwater Assembly of God.
The loving memory of William Jay Brewer will be forever cherished by his father and mother, Don and Nancy Brewer, North Manchester; two brothers, Todd A. (Crystal) Brewer and Kevin (Carrie) Brewer, both of North Manchester; two sisters, Debbie S. (Steve) Dotson, Silver Lake, Indiana and Stephanie (Scott) Martin, South Bend, Indiana; and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may call Friday, January 31, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Sweetwater Assembly of God, 2551 IN 114, North Manchester. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. with calling beginning one hour prior to the service. Pastor Jeremy Jones and Pastor Chad McAtee will officiate and burial for Jay will be held at Laketon Cemetery, 200 West 950 North, Laketon, Indiana.
For those who wish to honor the memory of William Jay Brewer, memorial contributions may be made to Lansing Teen Challenge, 510 Willow Street, Lansing, Michigan 48906.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKee Mortuary.
To send flowers to William's family, please visit our floral section.
Lansing Teen Challenge
510 Willow Street, Lansing MI 48906