Darrell Sawyer, 93, of Albion

Darrell Sawyer age 93 of Albion, passed from this life to the next on July 10 at Rest Haven Manor in Albion. 

He was born on Feb. 1, 1927 to Rolla and Ruth (Bailey) Sawyer in Wayne County. He married Edith Garris on Feb. 13, 1945 in Ellery. 

Darrell was a veteran of World War II and worked in construction as a Supervisor and enjoyed farming. He was a lifelong member of the Samaria Baptist Church where he served as deacon and taught Sunday School. He enjoyed hunting and fishing 

He is survived by one daughter, Debbie (Donnie) Perkins; two sons; Steve (Norma) Sawyer and Randy (Marcy) Sawyer; ten grandchildren, Lacey (Scott) Meserole, Justin (April) Perkins, Greg (Emily) Perkins, Neely Sawyer, Caleb (Kirsten) Sawyer, Tina Sawyer Goen, Brandi (John) Julian, Stephen (Katie) Sawyer, Whitney McKim and Di Elle (Billy) Rogers; 20 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren and one brother, Alan (NormaLea) Sawyer.

Darrell was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and grandson, Dallas Reid. 

A graveside service was held on Tuesday July 14 at Samaria Baptist Church Cemetery. Military rites were conducted at the graveside.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Samaria Baptist Church. Envelopes will be available at the service. 

Online condolences and fond  memories  may be left for the family at www.meridithfuneralhome.com.

Ingram-Meridith Funeral Home of Albion is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.