Sherman Blaine "Bud" Sawyer COLUMBIA - A funeral service for Sherman Blaine "Bud" Sawyer, 76, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 21, 2016, at Fort Jackson National Cemetery. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family. Mr. Sawyer passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016. Born on June 6, 1940 in Hoopeston, Illinois, he was a son of the late Leroy Flynn and Margorie Brunson Flynn. Bud was retired from the U.S. Army with the rank of Master Sergeant, after serving from March of 1961 until February of 1984. He served three tours in Vietnam. After retirement from the U.S. Army, he worked for Westinghouse and then retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He was a member of the Masons and VFW. Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Delpha "Daffy" Sawyer; daughters, Misty Ann Sawyer (P. Larry Chambers) of Ridgeway and Amanda Beth Wofford (Josh) of West Columbia; sister, Shirley Miehlke of Alvin, Texas; brother, George Flynn (Debra) of Alvin, Texas; and beloved dog, Sandy. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231; or the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com .
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