Ralph Edward "ED" BrewerNovember 20, 1050 ~ December 1, 2017 (age 967)
Ed Brewer, 67, Johnson City passed away Friday, December 1, 2017 in the Franklin Woods Community Hospital. He was a native of and lifelong resident of Johnson City. Ed was a son of the late Edward Ray Brewer and Jennie Viola Sparks Brewer. He was a 1968 graduate of Science Hill High School and later got his degree at Steed College in electronics. Ed was a great guitarist and with his friends formed one of the first Rock and Roll Bands in Johnson City. The names of some of the bands were Sixth Street Love-Inn, Six Feet Deep and Brother Buford. Ed loved music and was a great musician; he was a kind Christ like person and will be missed by everyone that knew him.
Survivors include a sister, Elizabeth Betty Fortner and husband, Tom of Virginia; his nephews, Scott, Jeff and Steve Fortner; several cousins; also a good friend, Carolyn Hill of Johnson City.
The family will receive friends at Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Graveside services for Ed will be conducted at 10:00 AM Wednesday, December 6, 2017 in the Roselawn Memory Park with Rev. Gene Deaton officiating. His friends will serve as pallbearers. For those attending this service you are asked to meet at the cemetery.