Jack H. Sawyer © Trout Funeral Home & Crematory 11-2018 Submitted by: Glenn
July 2, 1943 - November 28, 2018
Jack H. Sawyer, resident of Tonkawa, went home to be with his beloved Jesus on Thursday, November 28, 2018. Jack was born on July 2, 1943 in Henryetta, Oklahoma where he grew up and graduated high school in 1961. After graduating he moved to Oklahoma City and married Loretta Simmons on April 19, 1963. He worked at American Optical for twenty-nine years. In 1978,he rededicated his life to Christ. He entered into ministerial studies at Oklahoma Baptist University in 1980 and graduated magna cum laude in 1984. Upon graduation he began his Southern Baptist ministry where he pastored six different churches until he retired in 2004. After he retired from the ministry he became a hospice chaplain for several years.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents, Elbert Bernel and Eula (Peters) Sawyer.
Survivors include his wife Loretta, his brother, Bernel and wife Sharon (Mordecai) Sawyer, sons, George and wife Carol (Davis) Sawyer, Steven and wife Christine (Snyder) Sawyer, grandchildren, Sara Sawyer, Shelby Sawyer, Spencer Sawyer, Austin Sawyer, and Anna Sawyer, nephew, Billy (William) Sawyer, and niece Amy (Sawyer) Gill.
Family and friends can view Jack at Trout Funeral Home in Tonkawa on Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 11th and 12th, 2018 from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm. A funeral ceremony will be held on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the First Baptist Church of Tonkawa. The casket will be closed at the funeral ceremony. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery west of Tonkawa. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to a hospice of your choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Tonkawa
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