Mr. Sawyer was a veteran of the US Marine Corps, having served for six years in Vietnam as a wireman. He was a lithium miner in Nevada for 14 years and was a volunteer firefighter. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, Cora Howard, Diane Audet, Phillip Sawyer and Leslie Silva.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Garten Sawyer; children, Misty Trump and husband David of Princeton, Wendy Trump and husband Rickey of Ravencliff, Phillip Sawyer and companion Laken Robinette of Princeton and Ann Sawyer and companion Shane Pettrey of Princeton; and several grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, September 4, 2021 at the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton with Pastor Dal Maynard and Pastor Matthew Thorn officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the Mercer County Veterans Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends Saturday, September 4, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until service hour at the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.bailey-kirk.com.