Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
May 12, 2012 8:23 am EDT


HOWARD — Justin Dale Brewer, 24, of Howard, passed away May 10, 2012, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

He was born Feb. 20, 1988, in Wilmington, to Shawn and Shelly (Ledford) Brewer. He was a 2006 graduate of Norwell High School in Ossian, Ind.

Justin is survived by his parents; a brother and sister-in-law, Kori (Courtney) Brewer of Bluffton, Ind.; nephew, Mason Brewer; paternal grandparents, Pam and Warren Robison of Hillsboro; maternal grandmother, Barbara Ledford of Wilmington; great-grandparents, Charles (Jerry) Raike of Sabina, Mary Brewer of Leesburg, Irene Ledford of Sabina; and many close relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Harold and Dorothy Brewer; and his maternal grandfather, Gordon Ledford.

Memorial services to celebrate Justin’s life will be held Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Hope Missionary Church, 429 Dustman Road, Bluffton, Ind. Friends may call at the church Wednesday from 4 p.m. till time of services. The Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is handling the local arrangements for the Brewer family.

Memorial contributions may be made in Justin’s name to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

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