Junior E. Sawyer, 90, Carbondale: Nov. 7, 1929 – Aug. 12, 2020

CARBONDALE, Kan. – Junior E. Sawyer, 90, of Carbondale, Kan., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Carbondale. Junior was born Nov. 7, 1929, in Topeka, Kan., the son of Elmer and Ellen (Guffey) Sawyer.

Junior graduated from Soldier High School in 1949. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.  He worked at DuPont, in Tecumseh, for more than 19 years. He then worked at Reliable Car Shop. Junior also worked at the 37th Street Walmart as a greeter for more than 15 years. 

He was preceded in death by a son, William Rawlings, in 2010; three daughters, June Sawyer in 2005, Christina Kennedy in 1997, and Linda Noell in 2011; three brothers, Henry, Wilbur and James; and a sister, Agnes.

He is survived by three daughters, Leona (David) Crain, of Carbondale, Ginger Lane, Park Hill, Mo., and Cheryl (Jim) Whitney, Sebring, Fla.; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Condolences can be left at davidsonfuneral.com.

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