Bud Brewer

September 16, 1941 ~ April 9, 2022

Willard A. “Bud” Brewer, of Farmington passed away Saturday, April 9, 2022 at his residence at the age of 80. He was born on September 16, 1941 to William and Edna (Lee) Brewer who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his 2 sisters, Vernella Brewer and Lillian Sago; 9 brothers, Russell, Lester, Orville, Glenwood, William Jr., Virrell, Earl, Harold, and Donald.

Bud served his country in the 82nd Airborne of the United States Army. He worked for many years as the sales manager of Western-Southern Life Insurance. He was a member of several organizations including Elvins Ionic Masonic Lodge, Farmington Elks Lodge, ECMO Shriners and the Moolah Shriners Club. Bud was a member of the First Baptist Church of Farmington where he regularly attended with his wife. In his retirement, he enjoyed to fish, play music, and spend time with friends and family.


He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Freda (Poucher) Brewer. Four daughters, Marlene Alonzo and husband Julio, Sallie Brewer, Andrea Fisher and husband Casey, and Dr. Jessica Hanson and husband Matthew; Eight grandchildren Sophia Alonzo, Antonio Alonzo, Katie Chilton, Dakota Pirtle, William Fisher, Charlotte Fisher, Austin Hanson and Ayden Hanson; One great grandchild Emersyn Hafley; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at C.Z. Boyer & Son - Taylor Chapel in Farmington on Monday, April 11, 2022 from 5 pm to 8 pm. An Elks service will be Monday evening at 6 pm and Masonic service will be at 7 pm.  Visitation will resume at the Taylor Chapel on Tuesday at 9 am until time of the funeral service at 11:30 am with Pastor Greg Robinson officiating. Interment with full military honors will follow at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

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  1. I'm am so sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful person. I enjoyed his talks when I ran into him in town. Send hugs and prayers. If you need anything, please let me know

  2. Such a blessing in knowing and calling you our friend. You are going to be so missed. Bill and I will always cherish all the fun times we had and the times you had us laughing so hard when you would make up words while playing your guitar! You are now resting in the arms of our Heavenly Father and reuniting with your loved ones. 💖

  3. You have my sympathy. Bud was my Mom and Dad's insurance agent many years ago. Sorry for your loss.

  4. I am so sorry to learn of Bud's passing. My prayers for you and your family to receive comfort, strength and peace from our heavenly Father. If I can help in any way please let me know. Love you

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