He was a coal miner and a member of the Louisa Church of God.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by two sisters, Allene Hun-dley and Martha O’Brien.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda Faye Smith Brewer of Lenore, W.Va.; two daughters, Jennifer Lynn (Randy) Mitchell of Lucas-ville, Ohio, and Lavonna Ann (Daniel) Wallace of Catlettsburg, Ky.; one son, John Lee (Tanayea) Brewer Jr., of Lucasville, Ohio; one brother, Charles Brewer of Williamson, W.Va.; six sisters, Gladys Jarrells of Huntington, W.Va., Shirley Dillow of Dingus, W.Va., Dora Mae Newsome of Will-iamson, W.Va., Helen Bre-wer of Lenore, W.Va., Barbara Blair of Williamson, W.Va., and Lorene Thomas of Lenore, W.Va.; 10 grandchildren, Randy Mitchell II, Andy Mitchell, Sabrina Brewer, Arianna Brewer, Jasmyn Brewer, John Daniel Wallace, Ashley Smith, Ter-ry Sheppard, Shawn Shep-pard and Paige Sheppard.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Wed-nesday, September 16, 2009 at Louisa Church of God, with Rev. Paul Stepp officiating.
Visitation will be after i6 p.m., Tuesday at Louisa Church of God.