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Grady B. "Sawbuck" Sawyer
Date of Death or Service Nov 4, 2015
Grady B.

Mr. Grady B. “Sawbuck” Sawyer, age 93 of Waverly, TN, died on November 1, 2015. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 from 4pm until 8pm. A funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 10:30am at the Taylor Funeral Home. Military Honors will be observed at the place of rest in the Rock Church Cemetery.

Mr. Sawyer was born July 17, 1922 in Hickman County, TN. He was a son of the late Samuel Braden Sawyer and Mary Tennie Riley Sawyer. Grady served in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) before serving in the United States Army. Mr. Sawyer served during WWII as a Scout with the 7th Division of the Army Infantry. He received 5 Bronze Service Stars and a Purple Heart. He retired from civil service duty at the Fort Campbell Commissary. He was a member of the VFW and the DAV. Grady attended services at the Wildwood Church of Christ in Waverly, TN. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Marshall Edward Sawyer.

He is survived by his 3 daughters, Marsha Ann Griffin and her husband, Al of Charlotte, TN, Darlein Frances Sullivan of Dickson, TN, and Mary Elizabeth Cox and her husband, Art of Winchester, VA; his son, Billy Joe Sawyer of Nashville, TN; the mother of his children, Marion Frances Holland of Fairview, TN; his brother, T.J. Sawyer of Tampa, FL; 2 sisters, Jessie Jewel “Pooch” Ellis of Nashville, TN, and Shirley Fay Witham of Hendersonville, TN; 17 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; special friend, Margaret Byrd of Waverly, TN; several nieces and nephews.


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