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Richard Wendell Brewer

Obituary for Richard Wendell Brewer

July 8, 1935 - November 21, 2021
Indianapolis, Indiana | Age 86

Reunited with his loving wife


86, of Indianapolis, passed away the morning of November 21, 2021. He was born July 8, 1935, in Torrent, Wolfe, Kentucky to Dillard Lymon and Nannie (Spencer) Brewer. He was a barber at U.S. Male in Greenwood, IN for many decades. His barber shop was located at Greenwood Shopping Center – before it became Greenwood Park Mall – and then for several more years across Madison Avenue from the mall. Wendell enjoyed meeting his buddies for breakfast and golf (each spring he went with several of his golfing buddies on an annual pilgrimage to Myrtle Beach). He also enjoyed bowling, clogging and square dancing with Frances. He lived through fellowship as a member of Greenwood Christian Church.

Dick was pre-deceased by his wife of nearly 64 years, Marjorie (Margie) Frances (Smith) Brewer. He is survived by his children, Richard (Susan) Brewer and Terri Atkinson; grandchildren, Allison Brewer, Alexandra Atkinson, Evan Brewer, and Colby Atkinson; and his great grandchild, Addison Becker. One of 9 children, he is also survived by a sister, Betty Greenhouse.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 11th at 1:00pm at Singleton & St Pierre, 7602 Madison Avenue, Indianapolis. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be directed in his memory to Samaria Christian Church, ℅ Pastor Shan Rutherford, 4779 W State Rd 135, Trafalgar IN 46181.
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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Samaria Christian Church
    4779 W St Rd 135
    Trafalgar, IN 46181

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