2021 – Rusty Brewer
This year our Barbershopper of the Year was chosen not only for his dedication to our craft and his love of music but also for his life points or standard of living. He was born in Hampton, Virginia on April 3, 1960. Some high points in his life include:
- Kind & respectful of others
- Good & helpful to neighbors in need throughout the year
- Rewarded at Christmastime for his good deeds with cookies, chocolates, & gift cards
- Always complimentary to everyone
- Generous to a fault & would give the shirt off his back to help someone in need
- Loves all foods. Recently becoming fond of sushi and anything cooked in Butter
- Graduated from Brunswick High School in Maryland in 1978
- Served the US Navy aboard the USS James Monroe
- His working career has been with CP & L, now known as Duke Energy for 30+ years
- He has been happily married to Carey for 42 years
- They have raised three children – all with a love for music
- Loves the game of Golf
- Has grown to really enjoy Softball – we think because the ball is bigger than a baseball?
- Is a very Spiritual man ewho has served as a deacon in his church
- He is partial to Ford automobiles but has been known to ride in other brands
- Sometimes he gets in trouble with his better half and is sent to the basement for a time
- He is the oldest in his family. Two sisters complete his family
- His favorite rocking chair resides on the porch which is where he was for most of our Zoom meetings last year.
The Cape Fear Chordsmen Congratulates Rusty Brewer on his selection as our 2021 Barbershopper of the Year!