US Army

David Lee Sayre

April 16, 1941 ~ August 2, 2022 (age 81)

Obituary

David Lee Sayre, 81, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, August 2, 2022. 

He was born in Louisville, Kentucky on April 16, 1941 to the late Paul E. and Olive Marie (Moore) Sayre. In his youth he was a member of Boy Scout Troop 33 at the old Portland Presbyterian Church; he graduated from Manual High School in 1959. David was drafted in the Army and proudly served his country. After his service he was employed and retired from The Pillsbury Company, where he was in research and development. David was Methodist by faith, he was a servant for the Lord; he was kind, gentle and very humble. David was very intelligent, and he knew it; you could ask him anything and he would know something about it.  He was a proud father and grandfather. He will be missed by all who knew him. 

Besides his parents he is preceded in death by his three brothers, Paul E. Sayre, Jr, Philip E. Sayre and John W. Sayre; mother in law, Louise Stowers; brother in law, Robert E. Owen; sister in law, Florence "Flossie" Bell; a nephew, Charlie Bell. 

Those left to cherish his memory is his wife of over 53 years, Sue (Owen) Sayre; two daughters, Debra Ecklar (Don, Jr.) , Louise Lynch (James, Jr.); two grandchildren, Donnie Ecklar III and Olivia Lynch; brother, Charlie Sayre (Kathy); three sisters, Phyllis Smitson (Larry), Marilynn Sayre and Kathy R. Blunk (Joe); special friend, Jeremy Rea; many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Visitation will be held Saturday, August 6, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with funeral services starting immediately at 3:00 p.m. at Legacy Funeral Center-Schoppenhorst Chapel, 1832 W. Market Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40203. 


Services

Visitation
Saturday
August 6, 2022

11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Legacy Funeral Center - Schoppenhorst Chapel
1832 W. Market Street
Louisville, KY 40203

Funeral Service
Saturday
August 6, 2022

3:00 PM
Legacy Funeral Center - Schoppenhorst Chapel
1832 W. Market Street
Louisville, KY 40203

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