Henry Sawyer 1938-2019

Henry Allen Sawyer, 81, Holton, formerly of Soldier, died Friday, May 3, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka.

He was born Jan. 16, 1938, in Soldier, the son of Elmer F. and Ellen H. Guffey Sawyer. He graduated from Soldier High School in 1956.

Mr. Sawyer served in the Army National Guard for seven years, four in infantry and three with the military police. He worked several years for Dupont Corporation in Tecumseh.

He was a member of Soldier Christian Church and former member of the Soldier Lions Club. 

Survivors include a daughter, Stacy Ann Sawyer; a son, Virgil Sawyer; and a brother, Junior Sawyer, Topeka. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Agnes Tannahill; and two brothers, Wilbur and James Sawyer.

Memorial visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9 at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton.

Memorial contributions to help with expenses may be sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436.

The Holton Recorder

109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141

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