Wiley Ellis Sawyer


Birth Date: October 2, 1937

Death Date: March 13, 2017

Visitation Date: 3-15-2017 Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Visitation Place : Heritage Funeral Home


Service Date: 3-15-2017 Time: 11:00 AM
Service Place : Heritage Funeral Home


Cemetery Date: 3-15-2017 Time: 12:00 PM
Cemetery Place : Serene Memorial Gardens

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Obituaries » Wiley Ellis Sawyer




Wiley Ellis “Buzz” Sawyer, 79, of Lucedale, MS, passed away March 13, 2017 in Mobile, AL. Buzz was born on October 2, 1937 in Tylertown, MS to the late Hurbert and Mary Sawyer. Mr. Buzz proudly served his country in the United States Army. Buzz enjoyed fishing, gardening, and his ole tractor. Buzz was a member of Plumbers local 568. Buzz was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He loved his family dearly and will be sadly missed by all.

In addition to his parents, Buzz is preceded in death by Son Douglas Wayne Sawyer, four brothers and two sisters and a daughter in law.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years Ella; sons, Ray (Teresa), Ervin (Julie), Steve, Billy (Rose Marie), Michael (Angie), and Steven (Ginger). Grandchildren; Ray Jr., Stacy, Jennifer, Eric, Jared, D’Wayne, Colby, and Doc. Great-grandchildren; Jordan, Blake, Jayson, Brayden, Jonathan, Kayleigh, Griffin and numerous other relatives and friends.

Visitation for Mr. Buzz will be Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 10am until 11am with services beginning at 11am at Heritage Funeral Home in Escatawpa, MS. Interment will follow at Serene Gardens in Big Point.