Obituary - Samuel A. Sawyer

  Samuel Alford Sawyer, age 82, son of James Franklin and America Alice (Barton) Sawyer was born January 26, 1938, in Raymondville, Mo. He passed away September 12, 2020, at Phelps County Medical Center.

Sam worked his whole life in the timber around the Raymondville area.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank, and Alice; two brothers, Bud Sawyer and Johnny Sawyer; and four sisters, Cleda Wells, Vada Stagner, Evelyn Sawyer and Nettie Conley. Sam is survived by two sisters, Kathleen Sawyer of Raymondville and Sylvia Goucher of Independence; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Sam had many interests and hobbies, including, CB hand operating, with his handle being Pontiac, deer hunting, his animals, his flowers in the yard, watching all the wildlife in his yard, cave hunting on Big Creek and Ashley Creek, watching western movies, going to the Eatin Place to eat and visit with his friends and neighbors, visiting his nieces and nephews, and having people read the Bible to him.

He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Memorials are suggested to Mahan Cemetery. Online condolence may be sent to

Visitation is Friday, September 18, 2020, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home with Services beginning at 2 p.m. in the chapel with Pastor Lynn Gayer officiating. Burial is in Mahan Cemetery under the direction of Evans Funeral Home. Pallbearers are Danny Stagner, Jerry Wells and Gary Wells.



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