William Donald Sawyer (AIKEN, S.C.)

AIKEN, S.C. - Mr. William Donald Sawyer, 75, of Aiken, SC, son of the late Mellie S. and Janie Wilson Sawyer, entered into rest Wednesday, October 1st, 2008, at Azalea Woods Nursing Home, Aiken, SC. Don was born June 19, 1933 in Langley, SC. The family is thankful and grateful to the nurses and staff at Azalea Woods for excellent care of Don for about twenty years. Don suffered from cerebral palsy from his birth. Even with his many physical limitations, Don will be remembered for his smiling face and joyful attitude. He is survived by a brother, Eugene Scott Sawyer, (Anne) nephew, Scott S. Sawyer, (Jody) niece, Jane S. Marcoux, (Steven) great-nephews and nieces, Brook, Joshua, Bremen, Shield and Bethany Sawyer, and Adelaide, Camilla, Gilbert, and Oliver Marcoux. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 4th, 2008, at 3:30 from the graveside in Langley Cemetery, Langley, SC, with Ted Stephens and Gerald Tice. Pallbearers will be Scott Sawyer, Gunn Sawyer, Jonathan Sawyer, Michael Sawyer, Lanier Wilson and Steven Marcoux. The family has asked that memorials be made to WLPE 91.7, Christian Radio Station, P.O. Box 510 Appling, GA 30802-0510 or the CSRA Humane Society, P.O. Box 14667, Augusta, GA 30919. The family will greet friends Saturday, October 4th, 2008, from 2:30 until 3:15 at Hatcher Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Langley, SC. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-October 3, 2008