Updated 09/11/2017

Robert M. "Bob" Brewer of Columbia died Saturday at his residence. He was born in Davidson County and was 86 years old.

The long-time minister formerly preached at Theta Church of Christ and was a member of Graymere Church of Christ.

Visitation will be Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home and Tuesday from 10 a.m. until funeral service time at 11 a.m., with John Vaughan officiating, also to be held at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lynnwood Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Graymere Church of Christ, 1320 Trotwood Avenue, Columbia, Tennessee 38401 or to the McKenzie Myers Scholarship Fund, in care of Richland Elementary School, 10333 Columbia Highway, Lynnville, Tennessee 38472.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Jett Brewer; children: Catherine Brewer, Robert Brewer Jr., Patricia Campbell Wilson and husband Chris, Helen Graves and husband Red, Malinda Fletcher and husband Don, Knox Brewer, Neika Wright and husband John; step-sons: Richard Myers and wife Joyce and Dwight Myers and wife Monica; brother Schumann Brewer; sister, Neika Stephens; 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren.