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Charles William Sawyer

February 19, 1929 August 20, 2018
Charles William Sawyer
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Obituary for Charles William Sawyer

Charles William Sawyer, fondly known as “Charlie Brown,” passed away Monday, August 20, 2018 at the age of 89 in his home in Prescott with his family by his side. He was born February 19, 1929 in Detroit to William Henry and Pearl Isabel Sawyer.

Formerly of Madison Heights and Shelby Township, Mr. Sawyer was a longtime mechanic for Warhoops Auto Parts and Three Star Auto Parts before his retirement in 1995. While in retirement, Charlie developed a love and talent for woodworking, creating many fine pieces. He loved motorcycles and scrapping for metal. He was an avid outdoorsman and was a hunter and fisherman who enjoyed nature. He also enjoyed bowling, even on his Nintendo Wii. Most of all, he loved his family.

Surviving him are his children, Charles Russel Sawyer, Thelma “TAPS” (Mark) Krzyszton, Benjamin Sawyer, Vince (Janice) Sawyer, and James (Jeff Walker); sister Margaret Roberts; 18 grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren; and 8 great great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of nearly 60 years, Mary Elizabeth Sawyer, whom he married May 24, 1946 in Pontiac; his sons, William Arthur Sawyer and Thomas Mitchell Sawyer; his parents; his sister, Dorothy Parker; brother-in-laws, Bo Roberts and Lee Parker; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 from 3 PM until 9 PM at the Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home, 2125 12 Mile Road, Berkley (two blocks west of Woodward Avenue). Funeral service will be Thursday 11 AM at the funeral home. Funeral will process to Roseland Park Cemetery in Berkley for committal service.


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Visitation

Wednesday

22

Aug

3:00 PM 8/22/2018 3:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 8/22/2018 9:00:00 PM
Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home & Cremation Services

2125 Twelve Mile Road
Berkley, MI 48072

Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home & Cremation Services
2125 Twelve Mile Road Berkley 48072 MI
United States

Service

Thursday

23

Aug

11:00 AM 8/23/2018 11:00:00 AM
Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home & Cremation Services

2125 Twelve Mile Road
Berkley, MI 48072

Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home & Cremation Services
2125 Twelve Mile Road Berkley 48072 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Roseland Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

29001 Woodward Avenue
Berkley, Michigan 48072

29001 Woodward Avenue Berkley 48072 Michigan
United States
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