of Huntington, AR
December 6, 1960 - August 1, 2022
Delbert James Sawyer Jr. (Chief), born December 6, 1960, to Delbert Sawyer, Sr. and Fran Sawyer in Brooklyn, New York, passed away from cancer on August 1, 2022. He joined the Navy in 1981. He found a passion and love for the Navy. With the love and support of his wife, he made the Navy a career. As a proud veteran, he retired as a Chief Petty Officer in 2005. He married the love of his life, Joyce Ann Jones on August 24, 1980. He was a loving husband and father who loved fishing and camping with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents and older brother, Bob Sawyer. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Joyce; Sons, Steven Sawyer, Delbert Sawyer III and wife, Sarah Sawyer; grandchildren, Daniel Sawyer, Abigail Sawyer and Nicholas Sawyer; younger brother, Steve Sawyer and wife, Trish Sawyer and their 2 children. Bob Sawyer's wife, Leslie Sawyer and their 3 children. Harold Jones, Carl Jones and 2 children. Gerald Jones and wife, Barbra Jones and their 2 children. Visitation will be at 12pm Monday, August 8, 2022, with funeral service following at 1pm at Roller McNutt Funeral Home, 115 S Broadview St, Greenbrier, AR 72058. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Quitman. Please send all flowers to: Roller McNutt Funeral Home, Greenbrier, AR.
My Sincere Condolences and Prayers for the entire family. 🙏🙏🙏
Rip love you and aunt Joyce
Joyce, my sincere condolences to you and your family.R.I.P. My friend.
Those you love don't go away, they walk beside you every day. Unseen, unheard but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear. May God's peace be with you all.
Will miss your bellowing voice for over the years. Have thought of you often. Loved us taking about about grilling. Esp when you'd bring in smoked in salmon. Yummy I miss that. We talked about grilling. I only use charcoal.. you had a great plan for retirement for you and Joyce. Ride high my friend.
RIP shipmate, we have the watch.
You will always be in our hearts and minds gone but never forgotten uncle Jim you were a GEM 💎 we will miss you greatly. I will continue prayers for Joyce DJ and Steven for peace as they lost a great husband and father
Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts. Little Brother, you will be missed.
Rest in Peace my brother, my sincere condolences to Joyce, DJ, Steven and family.
I miss you man, I hate to hear this was the end of your future plans. Condolences and love for the family.
My big brother Jim. Safe in God's memory
God speed, Fair Winds and Following Seas Jim, much love and condolences to Joyce and the boys. ❤️
Sorry for your lose. Chief was a great friendRobert
We love you all.