Henry Clay Sawyer

July 20, 1951 - March 18, 2024

07/20/1951 - 03/18/2024

Our Beloved Father Henry Clay Sawyer, III, 72, passed away unexpectedly on March 18, 2024. Born in Norfolk, VA on July 20, 1951, he was the son of the late Henry Clay Sawyer, Jr. and Jacquelyn Faye Toler. He was preceded in death by his sisters Judith Sawyer and Cynthia Broskie. Henry served his country in the United States Army; as a veteran in the Vietnam era being honorable discharged in 1970. Henry’s work-life spanned many occupations from Craneman with Norshipco Co, Motorist with High Point Industries, colleague for several local businesses, most recently being RK Chevrolet. Henry is survived by his partner of 17 years, Pamela Sewell; daughter Talisha A. Krotzer (Tommy); son Timothy M. Sawyer (Donna); son Thomas C. Sawyer; 5 grandchildren; Evan, Timothy Jr, Brooke, Logan and Easton; 2 brothers; Gilbert Sawyer and AJ Sawyer; 4 sisters; Joycelin Danziesen, Patricia Hartung, Debra Bair and Mary Martin along with a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Friends and family are invited to share memories and condolences to the online memorial guestbook www.altmeyerfh.com

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Brittany Long
15 days ago

Henry was always all smiles, even at 6am in the morning. We loved having him at RK.. was a blessing working with him and getting to know him these last few years.. Sending our condolences to your entire family during this time..
Brittany, Ron, Lori, Jordan, and the rest of the RK Family…

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
16 days ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Henry Clay Sawyer III, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts

and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Henry Clay Sawyer, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Crystal Marsh
16 days ago

This is hard, saying good bye. No, this isn’t good bye, this is just until we meet again. I remember making you brownies for when you went out on the road in your big truck. Being a childhood friend with your daughter, TT, I’ve always felt like family. I always loved our conversations. You will always be in my heart and you will never be forgotten. Love you Henry! We will see each other in the kingdom of Heaven one day so have some brownies for me when I get there. Crystal

Debbie Bair
16 days ago

You always took us girls out to eat. I remember one Thanksgiving we wanted to cook for you and you said as far back as you could remember us girls was always in the kitchen cooking on Thanksgiving for everybody and you weren’t taking no for an answer, we were all going out to eat on you and you took us to a real nice place with good food that reminded us of Nanny. You always took my calls and if by chance you missed one, you called me back. You protected me and didn’t want me to cry. I could write a book so I’ll just say, until we meet again.

Joycelyn Danzeisen
16 days ago

You will never know the heaviness in my heart . It’s so hard to belive your relly gone. As kids we did some fun crazy thing ? like me trying to make you walk home when you broke your leg. The year we did not get a easter basket and Mom trying to get you to take a bath, when you finally went in and pulled the curtain back , you found a tub full of baskets for all of us. I’ll miss you my brother ?. Maybe Mom had a Easter basket for you in heaven. I’ll see again,until then I love you. Joyce

Talisha Krotzer
16 days ago

You’ll always be my greatest hero & the best daddy a girl could ever have. The greatest “poppy” in the world to all your grandkids. You will be so missed by all of us. Your loving memory will forever remain in my heart
Love you so much Dad with all my heart, Your daughter Tish”