Born Dec. 13, 1957, in Risco, Mo., son of Harice and Cleola Evans Sawyer, he was in the U.S. Army National Guard.
On Oct. 20, 2003, in Spring Lake, he married Laura Olson, who survives.
Survivors also include one son, Dylan Sawyer, of Spring Lake; two daughters, Carrie Sawyer, of Malden, Mo., and Bobbie Jean Sawyer, of Springfield, Mo.; two step-sons, Daniel and Andrew, of Spring Lake; his parents, Harice and Cleola Sawyer, of Doniphan, Mo.; four sisters, Linda Rawlings, of Risco, Shirley Smith, of Dyersburg, Tenn., Judy Tipton, of Malden and Shelia Day, of Doniphan and one brother, David Sawyer, of Sikeston, Mo.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Theresa Sawyer.
Visitation will begin at 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 6, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 7, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will follow in the Rosewood Cemetery at Malden.