Obituary for Lewis Linnier Brewer

Lewis Linnier Brewer, age 82 of Dublin, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2021. He was born in Smyth County on September 20, 1938 to the late Dock & Leah Poole Brewer and was a United States Army Veteran. Lewis was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Genoa “Ann” Brewer (who passed away December 31, 2020); two brothers, Charles Brewer, James Brewer and one sister, Myrtle Nichols. He is survived by son, Mickey Brewer of Dublin; granddaughter, Cheyenne Brewer of Dublin; sisters & brothers-in-law, Bonnie Rash of Speedwell, Helen & Kemit Osborne of Rural Retreat, Alma & Larry Dunford of Rural Retreat; brothers & sisters-in-law, Doug & Peggy Brewer of Wytheville, Randy & Janie Brewer of Rural Retreat, sister-in-law, Doris & Jeff Ratliff of Speedwell. Several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces & nephews also survive.

Graveside service will be held 2 P.M. Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin, conducted by Pastor Mike Blouse. Covid-19 restrictions will apply. In lieu of flowers contributions can be sent to your local veteran’s organization in honor of Lewis. Online condolences can be sent to the family at

The Brewer family is in the care of Grubb Funeral Home in Wytheville, VA.