Kenneth C. SayersSeptember 11,2013
Kenneth C. Sayers
Kenneth C. Sayers
MIDDLESEX — Kenneth Carl Sayers, 75, of Portal Road, died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at the Rowan Court Health and Rehabilitation Center in Barre.
Born Jan. 30, 1938, in Roxbury, he was the son of Elmer and Christine (Williamson) Sayers and had attended school in Northfield, and was a graduate of Northfield High School.
Enlisting in the U.S. Air Force in May 1958, he served until July of 1962, when he was honorably discharged. He then returned to Vermont and had resided in Middlesex since 1963.
Kenneth had worked in the granite industry for many years, as a foreman for Cook, Watkins and Patch Granite Co. and later at Anderson-Friberg and then Rock of Ages, where he later retired.
His memberships included the Vermont Association of Snow Travelers and the Canadian Club in Barre.
Playing horseshoes, hunting, fishing and camping were special times for him.
Survivors include two sons, Brian Sayers and his wife, Eileen, of Moretown, and Randy Sayers, of Woodbury, and a daughter, Tammy Reaves, and her husband, Mark, of Graniteville. Also surviving are seven grandchildren and five brothers and a sister.
Twelve brothers and sisters and his parents predeceased him.
His graveside service with military honors will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center.
There are no calling hours.
Memorial donations may be made to the Vermont Chapter, Alzheimer’s Association, 300 Cornerstone Drive, Suite 128, Williston, VT 05495; or to Rowan Court Alzheimer’s Fund, 378 Prospect St., Barre, VT 05641.
The Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre, is in charge of the arrangements.
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