Earl Elmo Brewley Sr., also known as Ras Ily, transitioned from this earthly life on April 30, 2022, in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, at the age of 62.
Earl was preceded in death by his parents, Aeneas Leopold Brewley and Elaine Frett Brewley; his brother, Sgt. Aeneas Wesley Brewley; his aunts and uncles, Florence Frett Potter, Winifred Frett Lettsome, Eunice Frett Potter, Erea Frett Christopher, Virginia Frett Williams, Herman, Hartwell, Eric and Laurence Altimon Frett; and close cousins, Eric Frett, Eila Fredericks Sewer, Judith Frett Fahie, Beulah Frett Romney and Joan Frett Dawson.
Earl is survived by his wife, Carolyn Charles Brewley; his daughters, Tasheeda Brewley Hill, Nylah Brewley McIntosh and Melisa Cummins; his sons, Earl E. Brewley Jr., Md., and Caleeb C. Brewley, Esq.; sisters, Doreen and Ellarine Brewley; brothers, Russell “Coker” Brewley and Keith “Jamal” Brewley; grandchildren, Delisha and Daja Hill, Rosy and Isaiah McIntosh and Kasemsan Elohim Brewley; and nieces and nephews, Jeneatta Joseph, Kiminika, Ulsena, Tekiyah, Zakiyah, Abdul and Malik Brewley.
He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Joyce E. Charles; aunt-in-law, Merle Charles; son-in-law, Wesley McIntosh; brothers-in-law, Lawrence A. Charles Jr., Earl A. Charles Sr.; and sisters-in-law, Deborah and Denise Charles, Charles, Frett, Potter and a host of family and friends in the United States and the U.S. and British Virgin Islands.
The first viewing is from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home. The second viewing is from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 16, 2022, at Shiloh Seventh-day Adventist Church, with the service at 10:00 a.m. at Shiloh. Interment is at Western Cemetery.