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Robert Lee Brewington Jr.

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Robert Lee Brewington Jr. (Duck) passed away at the age of 70 in Ft. Worth, Texas on November 15th. He is preceded in death by his parents Robert Sr. and Dorothy Brewington. He is survived by his two daughters, Kristy Milton and son-in-law Kevin of Nashville, TN; Brianne Allison and son-in-law David of Benbrook, TX. He is also survived by 3 grandchildren: Avery, Caden and Bryce Allison.

Robert was the oldest of 7 children. His surviving siblings are: Betty Bartlett of Roswell, NM; Jim Brewington of Amarillo, TX; Kathy Coleman of Roswell, NM; Linda Brewington of Clawson, MI; John Brewington of Roswell, NM and Mike (Toby) Brewington of Roswell, NM. He is also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews.

Robert (Duck) was in the last graduating class of St. Peters High School in 1966. In high school, he was a star on the basketball and baseball teams. He continued his education majoring in Political Science at ENMU-Portales, graduating in 1970. He enjoyed physical fitness, always making time to jog, swim or play tennis. He was an avid tennis and pickleball player and played wherever he went on his many travels. He enjoyed traveling throughout his retirement, visiting many places including The Caribbean, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Florida, Colorado, Arizona and California. He would often travel to ATP tournaments to volunteer and also enjoyed finding great fishing spots. He lived a simple yet full life and loved finding the next great place to visit.

Bobby worked at Ray Bell Oil, Roswell, NM; Union Supply Company Midland, TX; Key Energy Services Midland, TX,; and Alto Country Club Alto, NM.

There will be a graveside service Saturday, Dec 1st, 10:30am at South Park Cemetery, Roswell, New Mexico. Visitation/refreshments will follow at 1209 W. Deming St., Roswell, NM.

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Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to The American Cancer Society in his name.

The following letter was sent to the family by one of Robert’s childhood friends, John Jennings, and the family would like to share:

“Bobby and I spent the first thru the ninth grade at St. Peter’s. We spent hundreds of hours playing basketball, baseball, and football at Missouri Ave Park on Deming St. We also spent lots of time at 1209 W Deming where Bobby and his family lived.

Bobby was a great basketball shooter. Once our little troop of Catholic round ballers played Berrendo Middle School and we won. We didn’t have a coach, uniforms, just spunk!! Plus, we played b-ball everyday on the outdoor hoops on the play grounds at St. Peter’s before school, during recess, at lunch, and for a few minutes after school. Then, Bobby and I would head west on Deming until we reached S. Penn street. I would turn left and walk until I reached 1008 S Penn while Bobby walked straight to 1209 W Deming… only to repeat the same routine the very next day! We were buddies!!”