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William C. “Bill” Brewton

William C. “Bill” Brewton

September 8, 1955 - March 14, 2019     Age: 63

William C. “Bill” Brewton, age 63 formerly of Fernandina Beach, Florida, currently of Bristol, Tennessee passed away at Bristol Regional Medical Center on Thursday, March 14, 2019.

He was born in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Dr. Cecil B. Brewton and Sarah Dickens Brewton.  His father’s medical practice moved his family to Nassau County where Bill graduated from Fernandina Beach High School, Class of 1973. He continued his education at the University of Florida and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry.

 He married the former Deborah Winters in 1995.  Bill was employed by Rick Keffer Dodge for many years while living in Fernandina Beach before he and Debbie moved to Bristol, Tennessee in 2009. Most recently, Bill worked for Bass Pro Shops as a Greeter.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and above all loved to make Debbie happy.  He attended Virginia Avenue Baptist Church in Bristol.

In addition to his parents, Bill is preceded in death by his sister, Margie Brewton Rieske.

He leaves behind his wife of 23 years, Debbie W. Brewton of Bristol, Tennessee; brothers, C.B. “Chip” Brewton and his wife Vikki of Madera, California, Glenn Brewton of Glennville, Georgia; sister, Mary Julia Little and her husband Dennis of Fernandina Beach, Florida and many nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends.

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 am on Friday, March 22, 2019 in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard with Mr. Orville Saunders officiating

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Thursday evening at the funeral home.

He will be laid to rest in Bosque Bello Cemetery.

Those desiring may make memorial donations in Bill’s name to Nassau Humane Society, 639 Airport Road, Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034.

7 Condolences

  • Bunny Solomon-Smithson Posted March 16, 2019 11:06 pm

    Great guy, funny and friendly, loved working with him
    Bill will be missed by many
    My sympathy to Debbie Brenton

  • Sheila mauk Posted March 17, 2019 4:57 am

    To my dear old friend. Heaven has gain a new angel. You will be missed. Prayers to your wife and family.

  • Debi Locklear Posted March 17, 2019 6:20 pm

    Prayers for your family. God just had another angel to gain his wings.

  • Melanie Rucker Posted March 19, 2019 10:45 am

    My thoughts are prayers go out to the Brewton family. From one of the Ruckers.

  • Susie Sweat Purvis Posted March 19, 2019 5:34 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Haven’t seen in many years but never forgotten.

  • Spud Meadows Posted March 21, 2019 10:54 am

    Bill and I worked together as bellmen at the Plantation back in the early 80s. I remember him as being a funny and lighthearted guy always making jokes. I enjoyed getting to know him. Condolences to his family.

  • Rachel Carter Posted March 21, 2019 3:24 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss Debbie. You are in my thoughts.

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