Elmer Eugene Sawyer, Sr., 75, died Monday, December 4, 2006 at Albemarle Hospital. Born in Kitty Hawk, NC, he was the son of the late Pluman E. and Lovie Ellen Beasley Sawyer. He was a retired commercial fisherman and attended First Assembly of God in Manteo.
Mr Sawyer is survived by his wife, Betty Jo Love Sawyer of the residence; one son, Elmer E. ‘Sam’ Sawyer, Jr. of Jacksonville, NC; three sisters, Goldie Mae Brown of Jacksonville, FL , Linda McPherson of Manteo, NC, and Bobby Lee Chambers of Elizabeth City, NC; two brothers, Ernest Lee Sawyer of Manns Harbor, NC and Tony Darnell Sawyer of Powells Point, NC; three grandchildren, Dusty May Sawyer of Kitty Hawk, NC, and Steven Michael Sawyer and Timothy John Sawyer both of Swansboro, NC; special friends, Jason, Mindy and Nathan Sadler and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2006 at 2:00 PM at Twiford Colony Chapel, Manteo by the Rev. Ron Denham. Burial will follow at Manteo Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Mary McDaniel, 245 Woodland Dr., Southern Shores, NC 27949.Print Obituary & Condolences