George Carl Sayer, 78, of Lexington, Nebraska, passed away Friday, July 31, 2015, at his home in Lexington.
He was born September 20, 1936, in Cambridge, Nebraska, to Thomas and Hazel (Moore) Sayer. He graduated from Cambridge High School in 1955.
George served his country in the United States Army from 1960 to 1962, he served stateside in San Francisco, California. He was united in marriage to Glendis E. Mott on July 29, 1962, in Oberlin, Kansas. They lived in Hays, Kansas for one year and then moved back to Cambridge. They then moved to Lexington where he worked at Kugler Cattle Company at Darr, Nebraska for over 30 years. He was award the “Dawson County Agriculture Employee of the Year” in 2003.
George was always busy. He enjoyed his family, grandchildren, being outdoors, and bowling for over 40 years. He was a Boy Scout leader, a 4-H leader, YABA Parent Sponsor, a member of the First United Methodist Church and the American Legion.
George never knew a stranger. He could talk your leg off and always had time for everyone. He will be very missed by all of his family and friends.
Survivors include his special friend, Rita Ogg of Lexington, Nebraska; three sons, Gary (Tania) Sayer of Cozad, Nebraska, Gregg (Andrea) Sayer of Cambridge, Nebraska, and Glenn (Tonya) Sayer of Cozad, Nebraska; five grandchildren, Dillon, Amelia, Andrew, Carl and Madison; one sister, Catherine Fischer of Cambridge, Nebraska; three brothers, Paul (Louise) Sayer of Lincoln, Nebraska, Howard (Linda) Sayer of Cambridge, Nebraska, and Frank (Ruth) Sayer of Arapahoe, Nebraska; his Army buddy, Wayne (Margie) Siggmiller of Missouri; also, Rita’s family along with his nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.
George was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Glendis; In-laws, Glenn and Edna Mott; grandson, Tyson Sayer; and, brother-in-law, Clyde Fischer.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, August 5, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Lexington with Reverend Dyton Owen officiating.
Burial will be that same afternoon at 2:00 p.m. in Oberlin Cemetery at Oberlin, Kansas.
Visitation will be Tuesday, August 4, 2015, from 5-7 p.m. at the Reynolds-Love Chapel in Lexington.
Memorials are suggested to the Family for later designation.
Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences with the family through: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com.