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Junior Sawyer

December 24, 1941 — March 1, 2017

On March 1, 2017 Junior Jefferson Sawyer, age 75, went to be with our Lord. Junior was born on December 24, 1941 in Muldoon, TX. He resided in Waelder, Texas. He leaves behind his son, Edward Sawyer and wife Clarrisa of Flatonia and David Sawyer and wife Crystal of Brownsboro, TX, five grandchildren Mackenzie Cox, William Ackermann, Elizabeth Ackermann, Noah Sawyer, Jase "Jeffrey" Sawyer and his "little buddy" LeeAndra Roper. He also leaves his siblings LilyMae Plummer of Flatonia and Tom Sawyer of Texas, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a multitude of friends. Junior is preceded in death by his parents George "Tump" and Gladys Henderson of Waelder, TX and Milborn "Boots" Sawyer of Muldoon, TX, son, Larry Sawyer, and two sisters Mildred and Tot. Junior worked as a rancher and loved being outdoors. He never met a stranger and greeted everyone with a smile, a nod, or a friendly wave. It is said that there wasn't a horse he couldn't ride. Junior enjoyed his daily coffee and ice cream at McDonald's. He will be deeply missed by family and friends. In leiu of donations, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Ronald McDonald House. Visitation is scheduled for Monday, March 6, 2017 at 4:00pm and Funeral Service will be Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 10:00 am at Smith Funeral Home in Flatonia officiated by Pastor Tim Rowell. Burial will follow at the Byler Cemetery in Muldoon. Words of comfort can be expressed to the family at Smith Funeral Home- 128 East 5th St. Flatonia, TX 78941 - Phone# 361-865-3311
Visitation Monday, March 06, 2017

Funeral Service Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Burial Tuesday, March 07, 2017

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