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William "Bill" Brewster '89 June 30, 2023 4:23 PM updated: June 30, 2023 4:28 PM

William David "Bill" Brewster 

March 17, 1966 - June 15, 2023 

William David Brewster (Bill), 57, of Lewisville, Texas, passed away on June 15, 2023, in Irving, Texas. Bill was born in Dallas, Texas on March 17, 1966 to the late Charles Hilliard Brewster and the late Doris Scott Brewster.

Bill married the love of his life, Lori Ann Melton, on October 1, 1994, at Plymouth Park Baptist Church in Irving, Texas, and they have enjoyed 28 years of marriage. They have been active members of Northview Baptist Church in Lewisville for 13 years, and Bill has taught the Voyager Adult Bible Study Class for much of that time. They loved spending time together in Broken Bow, Oklahoma, and the beautiful Smoky Mountains.

Bill attended Rosemont Elementary in Dallas, and later moved and graduated from Duncanville High School in 1984. He then attended and graduated from Texas A&M University in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in microbiology. As a loyal and true Aggie, he remained an enthusiastic fan of their many sports. After college graduation, Bill embarked on a career with Carrington Labs, Delsite Biotechnologies, and Abbott Labs that spanned a total of more than 30 years.

As an author, Bill wrote the book “Revival: It’s Time to Live Again” as a faith-based effort to help others overcome obstacles, tragedies, and difficult times in their lives. Friends and family often comment on his unselfish nature, and putting other’s needs above his own, as with his volunteer work with Heart of the City.

Golf was Bill’s favorite sport. With instruction by his late father Charles Brewster, Bill was a very good player since childhood, and played great courses across the country including Pebble Beach and Spyglass. In 1982, Bill won the Dallas Times Herald city championship (age 16 division). Playing in small competitive tournaments throughout his life, he also enjoyed watching professional golf of all types. With family and friends, Bill attended several major PGA tournaments including the Masters, US Open, British Open, and the Players Championship.

Bill is survived by his wife Lori Ann Brewster of Lewisville, brother Russell S. Brewster of Nacogdoches, Texas, and brother Michael R. Brewster of Dripping Springs, Texas.

Pallbearers will include Collin Thompson, Kevin Griffith, brother-in-law Steve Melton, brother-in-law Greg Magnanti, brother-in-law Jason Melton, and nephew Austin Melton.

Visitation will be held at Northview Baptist Church in Lewisville, Texas at 9:00am Saturday, June 24. Funeral services will be held, also at Northview Baptist Church, at 10:00am Saturday, June 24 with Pastor Kenneth Wells officiating. Burial will follow at Rolling Oaks Memorial Center in Coppell, Texas. Arrangements are by Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home in Lewisville, Texas.

In honor of Bill’s golfing history, the family and pastor encourage male attendees to wear slacks and a golf shirt in lieu of coat and tie to the services.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in the name of Bill Brewster to “Heart of the City” of Lewisville, Texas, or to the Building Fund at Northview Baptist Church in Lewisville.


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