Archie W. Brewer

Posted:  Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 11:15am

Archie Wilmont Brewer, 72, of Wiscasset died on Aug. 21, 2017 at his residence after being diagnosed with esophageal cancer.

Archie was born on July 31, 1945. He was the son of Vernon Brewer and Doris Higgins of Boothbay Harbor.

Archie attended Boothbay Region High School, but graduated from Waldoboro High School, after marrying Constance Elaine Shuman of Waldoboro. They married on July 10, 1965, and recently celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary.

Archie served in the Army during the Vietnam War as a line cook. After working at Maine Yankee for a few years, he started working at Bath Iron Works for a tenure of 35 years as a shipfitter.

Archie enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He adored his grandchildren, especially watching them play sports. He loved watching Red Sox games and NASCAR racing.

Archie is survived by his wife, Constance Elaine Shuman Brewer; three children and their families: daughter, Candace (Brewer) Chapman and husband Scott and grandsons Michael, Joseph and Matthew, and granddaughter, Gabrielle; daughter, Angela (Brewer) Eastman and wife, Julie McCullough and granddaughters Marguerite and Emily; son, Miles William Brewer and companion Destiny Graf and grandsons Archie, Miles Jr. and Damian, and granddaughters Georgia May and Leanna.

He was laid to rest on Friday, Aug. 25 at Greenlawn Cemetery in Wiscasset beside his beloved son, Archie Wilmont Brewer Jr.

Arrangements are by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High Street, Bath. Condolences may be made online at