Anchorage resident Hubert J. Brewington, 66, owner of Customs Display Designs Inc., died Feb. 2  at home. A visitation was held at Evergreen Memorial Chapel, 8th and E St. A funeral was held at the Maplewood Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with Bishop Richard L. Clarke officiating.
Mr. Brewington was born Dec. 29, 1923 in Muncie, IN. He came to Alaska in August 1959 and in 1961 established Custom Designs Displays Inc. which he owned since that time. He served with the Marine Corps Raiders, First Battalion and the Fourth Marine Regiment of the Sixth Marine Division during WW II, seeing action in the battles of Guam, Okinawa and the Marianas Islands before being wounded in the fighting on the Ryukyu Islands. He later served in the occupation of Japan. Mr. Brewington was an honorary member of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, a member of the Anchorage Lodge No. 221, Anchorage Scottish Rite, the York Rite and the AI Aska Shirne. He enjoyed fishing on the Kenai River. He was preceded in death by his son, Jon, in 1980, and his brother, William, in 1988.
Mr. Brewington is survived by his wife, Peggy, of Anchorage; his daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Richard Taylor, of Anchorage; his sons, Gregory, of Cocoa Beach, FL, and Ross, of Anchorage; his sister-in-law Jacqueline Roberts, of Anchorage; his nephew, William Jr. and wife, Kimberly, of Anchorage; his nieces and their husbands, Nancy and Ken Bearman, and Beth and Miles Schlosberg, of Anchorage; his great-niece Marisa Bearman, of Anchorage; his great-nephews, Blaine Bearman, Aaron Schlosberg and Evan Schlosberg, all of Anchorage; his granddaughters, Kelly Anne and Kristen Taylor, of Anchorage; his aunt, Hazel Wilson, of Muncie; and his uncle and his uncle’s wife, Robert and Val, of Davis, CA. Pallbearers were Ronald Taylor, Dick Bush, Fred Robinette, and his sons, Geoffrey, Ross and William Jr. Mr. Brewington is buried next to his son Jon.