Vesper Lee Brewer was born on Saturday, June 2, 1934 in Cuba, Missouri to Lawrence Edmond and Florence Grace (nee Carroll) Brewer and passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at the age of 88 years, 5 months and 13 days.
Vesper attended school in Jakes Prairie, Missouri.
He went to work for Convey Heel Company in Cuba, Missouri, running the heel stamp press machine.
Vesper met Maxine Amanda Hutson while working at Convey and they were married on December 13, 1974 at Bible Baptist Church in Cuba, Missouri.
After Convey, Vesper then worked for the City of Cuba Street Department driving a dump truck and road grader.
He lived to hunt, especially with his beloved beagles. He coon hunted when he was younger and rabbit hunted with Charles Cunningham. He loved to coyote hunt with his brother Stanley and deer and squirrel hunt with his grandson Mat. He also enjoyed fishing, metal detecting and Gene Autry westerns.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Maxine Brewer; parents, Lawrence and Florence Brewer; parents-in-law, Gentry and Georgia Hutson; brothers, Lawrence (Betty Jo) Brewer and Stanley Brewer; sister, Oneda “Neat” (Thurman) Chandler; brothers-in law, Harvey (Bertha) Hutson, Roy (Hazel) Hutson, Owen Chandler, Roy (Hazel) Hutson, Lawrence Hutson, Carl Hutson, Louis (Juanita) Hutson, Harlan “Jack” Hutson and Charles Hutson; sisters-in-law, Ruthine (Bob) Prater and Wilma (Jerry) Shirley.
He is survived by his children, Debbie (David) Crocker of Tyler, Texas and Donald Brockmeier of Cuba, Missouri; sister, Patricia Chandler of St. James, Missouri; grandchildren, Mathew (Rachel) Brockmeier of Cuba, Missouri, Randi (Mark) Spurgeon of Cuba, Missouri and Alex Bryan of Springfield, Missouri; great grandchildren, Jacob Brockmeier, Tatum Brockmeier, Eli Brockmeier, Landin Spurgeon, Harper Spurgeon, Wyatt Spurgeon, all of Cuba, Missouri, Charlotte Bryan, Dustin Bryan, and Adelaide Bryan, all of Springfield, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Mildred Brewer, Iona (Bill) Alvey, both of Cuba, Missouri and Linda Hutson of Maplewood, Missouri; brother-in-law, Richard Hutson of Cuba, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday, November 18, 2022 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. on Friday, November 18, 2022 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri with Rev. Spencer Hutson officiating.
Burial at the Kinder Cemetery in Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba Missouri.