Hillman W. Brewer

November 10, 1933 - November 6, 2008
Hillman W. Brewer


Hillman W. Brewer, 74, died at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter on Thursday November 6, 2008.

He was born in Greenville, NC on November 10, 1933. His family moved to Wilmington in 1941 where Hillman grew up. After serving his country in the Navy, Hillman returned to Wilmington where he proudly lived in the historic downtown district.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jesse Brewer, his mother, Ellen Corbett Brewer and his brother, Jack Brewer. He is survived by his sister-in-law, Faye Brewer and three nieces, Elizabeth, Kimi and Tracey.

Hillman was a good friend to many, many people and a special friend to John Potter.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday, November 16, 2008, at St. Jude’s MCC, 19 N. 26th Street, Wilmington, NC, led by his pastor, Rev. Amanda J. McCullough.

Donations may be made to the Hillman Brewer Memorial Fund, checks payable to St. Jude’s MCC, 19 N. 26th St., Wilmington, NC 28405.

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 (910) 791-9099.


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  • November 18, 2008
    gail and Donald says:
    We were saddened to learn of Hillman's passing. Our thoughts and sincere condolences are with his family and friends. Gail and Donald

  • November 14, 2008
    Glenn says:
    My sympathies and prayers are with all Hilman's family, friends, and loved ones.