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Jennings Lee " Jim " Sawyer

February 12, 1942 — November 16, 2020

Jennings Lee " Jim " Sawyer, 78, of Eutawville, South Carolina, husband to Maureen (Bair) Sawyer of 49 years, entered into eternal rest on Monday, November 16, 2020 in Walterboro, South Carolina.

Born on February 12, 1942 in Aiken County, South Carolina, Jim was a son of the late Cecil Etheridge Sawyer and Lilla Leona (Cartin) Sawyer. Jim served his country honorably in the United States Navy where he received an honorable discharge. Jim enjoyed boxing, fishing, old cars and spending time with his family.

Jim is preceded in death by his parents; his sisters, Elsie, Betty Jean and Faye; his brothers, Ken, Bill, Roy, Larry, Stanley and Donald. In addition to his wife, Jim is survived by his son, Curtis Sawyer (Angie) of Eutawville, SC; his son, Robert Cason (Carey) of Eutawville, SC; his daughter, Sue Sawyer of Tullahoma, Tennesse; his daughter, Annette Murray (John) of Rock Hill, SC; his daughter, Julie Sawyer of Summerville, SC; his brother, Ray Sawyer (Joyce); his sister, Ellen Chaney (Bucky); his grandson, Justin Sawyer; his granddaughter Candice Watkins (Aaron); his grandson, Lanier Cason (Charlee); his granddaughter, Mayna Cason; his grandson, Noah Cason (Danielle); his granddaughter, Brittany Saunders (Lawson); his granddaughter, Casey Vaughn (Shea); his granddaughter, Camryn Murray; his grandson, Joseph Westbury; his granddaughter, Chelsea Westbury; his great grandsons Shea, Bryson and Koda; his great granddaughters Hazel and Keegan.

A memorial service to remember and honor Jim's life will be at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 24, 2020 in the Chapel of Avinger Funeral Home, 2274 Eutaw Road, Holly Hill, South Carolina 29059. Officiating will be Reverend Tommy Wolpert.

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at

Arrangements are under the direction of Avinger Funeral Home, 2274 Eutaw Rd., Holly Hill, SC 29059, (803) 496-3434.
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