Mr. Rex Myron Brewington, 65, of 273 Velma Drive, was born January 16, 1952 in Sampson County and departed this life Friday, March 31, 2017, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center to be with his Heavenly father. He was preceded in death by his parents: Rev. Harvey Elmer & Mrs. Naomi Simmons Brewington; a brother: Mr. Todd L. Brewington; a niece: Miss Faron Lacosta Brewington; a son: Mr. Myles Devin Brewington; two sisters: Miss Dorie Paulette Brewington and Mrs. Elma Dawn Brooks.
Mr. Rex is absent from the body and present with the Lord. He was born in Clinton, NC and spent most of his childhood among his Coharie family and then moved to Lumbee country as a young adult. He loved the Lord and he witnessed to anyone for and about Jesus Christ. He was a very active member of Harpers Ferry Church. Mr. Rex had a passion for young people, gardening, fishing, music and a TARHEEL to the core!
The funeral will be 3:00 p.m. Monday, April 3, 2017, at Harpers Ferry Baptist Church with the Revs: Mike Cummings, Donald Bullard and Mattheue Locklear. Burial will follow in the Harpers Ferry Church Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife of 36 years: Mrs. Sandra O. Brewington and a son: Mr. Abram C. Brewington both of the home; two sisters: Mrs. Cheryl Jacobs(Bobby) of Fayetteville and Mrs. Marca Groves (Danford) of Lumberton; a brother: Mr. Mike Brewington(Sara) of Pembroke; a grandson: Master Jayden Josiah Brewington of Pembroke; a special adopted son: Mr. Michael Wayne Lee of Loris, SC and a host of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Monday, April 3, 2017, at Harpers Ferry Baptist Church.