Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

October 29, 2020
Joseph Andrew Brewerton, January 6, 1995 to October 24, 2020

Obit BrewertonJosephAndrew, 25, passed away unexpectedly Oct. 24, 2020 at his home in Tooele, Utah.

Andrew was born on Jan. 6, 1995 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Joseph Mikel and Wendy Brewerton.

Andrew had a happy childhood spending his days with his brother and best friend Carson, as well as his little sisters. He loved to spend as much time as possible at his grandpa’s house. His grandparents were very special to him.

Andrew was born loving music. At a very early age he developed a deep love for classical music. He was a regular patron of the Utah Symphony. His appreciation for music and composition was unique and timeless. He was a skilled viola player. Andrew also had a passion for calligraphy. He was obsessed with fountain pens and loved collecting them.

Andrew graduated from Tooele High School in 2013 where he spent his time developing his passion for music in the high school orchestra. He participated in the Young Artist Chamber Players and the Utah Youth Orchestra. 

While with the YACP, Andrew had the privilege to perform with the Utah Symphony. He went on to attend Snow College studying music and playing in their orchestra, where he continued to grow his appreciation and musical talent. He was greatly influenced by his many musical mentors.

Andrew married his high school sweetheart Chyanne Dawna “Kyle” Black on April 21, 2016. They lived in Ephraim, Utah for a couple years and later moved back to Tooele. Together they adopted their cats and dog, Nika, that Andrew was seldom without. 

Andrew enjoyed learning and researching. He was always happy to have a listening ear to hear about his latest obsession. He recently developed a passion for politics and social justice. A conversation with him often included a passionate rant about one of these topics. He and his brother remained best friends his entire life, spending hours playing video games, laughing, and hanging out.

Andrew was a unique person. He was complicated, but he was loving and loyal to those he cared about. 

Andrew was preceded in death by his grandparents Don and Angie Lindsay and baby brother Samuel. He is survived by his spouse Dawna “Kyle”; grandparents Evie and Brent Brewerton; parents Mikel and Wendy Brewerton; siblings Carson (Tristyn Goff), Angela, and Alexis Brewerton.

A memorial open house will be held in his honor on Sunday, Nov.1 from 6-8 p.m. at Tate Mortuary 110 S. Main Street, Tooele, Utah. Private graveside service will be Monday, Nov. 2.

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