He was born in Danville, Ill., Jan. 26, 1940, the son of Earl and Ethel Irene (Calhoun) Brewer.
Bob moved to the Brazil area in the 70s to work for Tracer Trailers. In 1975, he began working for Mark E. French and Son Buick, Cadillac and Pontiac, where he worked for many years as a mechanic. He began Circle C Wrecker Service and Auto Repair until getting out of the business in 1995.
Being an auto mechanic has always been a passion of Bob's as he had continued working on cars with his son Chad for many years.
Bob enjoyed racing stock cars, collecting antiques cars and working as a mechanic.
He was preceded in death by his parents Earl and Ethel Brewer.
He is survived by his children Vicki Zaayer (Mike), Lori Emrick (David), Bryan Jackson (Jackie), Bill Brewer (Pam), Shawn See, Chad See, Chad Nolte (Jami), and Christy Hogan (Robert), 17 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, brother Clarence Richard Brewer, sisters Mildred "Millie" Vallangeon (Ron), and Shirley Gagnon (Kurt) as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Services will be at French Funeral Home, Monday, Aug. 9, 2010, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Mark Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Summit Lawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the funeral home, Monday, from 11 a.m., until time of services.
Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory.