Gary Howard Brewer

Published 6:00 pm Thursday, September 14, 2017

Gary Howard Brewer passed away Sunday.

He was born February 15, 1954, to George Dewey Brewer and Virginia Drake Brewer in LaGrange, Georgia.

Gary joined Welcome Baptist Church of LaGrange, Georgia at an early age where he was baptized and begin his walk with Christ.

He was a star Basketball player during his high school days and this is where he received his name “IceMan” he was “left-handed” with an out of this world jump shot that made him the “coldest” on the court. He graduated from Troup High School in Lagrange, Georgia and joined the United States Army in 1975, where he served his county, and later he was honorably discharged.

He was a truck driver for Eli Whit for many years and later went to work as a general manager for Money Back, INC.

Survivors include his daughter Ericka (Eric Gunn) Brewer; god-daughters: Keva Dixon, Victoria L. Hill; god-sons: Jamar & Jamal Hill; three beloved sisters: Annie (George) Kelly, Barbara White, Ruby Peterson; three beloved brothers, Nathaniel Brewer, Leon Brewer, Charles (Mimi McMiller) Brewer; one brother-in-law R.L. (Gwen) Ward, one-sister-in-law Mary Ward; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The Service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at New Community Church.

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The excellent care of Mr. Brewer is being provided by Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral Home.