We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Thomas L. Carter Funeral Home
Charles Edward Sayre, 67, of Ludowici, GA, died unexpectedly July 10, 2022, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Savannah, GA.
Charles was born September 30, 1954, in Gallipolis, Ohio, the son of Samuel E. and Eleanor (Moczygemba) Sayre. Charles graduated from Pettus High School where he was offered 33 academic scholarships and 17 sports scholarships. He decided that he would serve his county instead of accepting the many scholarships offered to him. Following graduation, he served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, earning a National Defense Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster, and Expert Marksman with an M-16 rifle. He then married Melissa Jean (Morrison) Sayre and they settled in Colorado Springs, CO. They celebrated 36 years of marriage in March.
Charles loved spending time with his wife Melissa, and his dog Bull. He absolutely adored being surrounded by his grandchildren, Mya, Meah, Ayden, Michael, Charlie, Taylor and Bailey. He also loved fishing and watching NASCAR races. He also enjoyed his backyard picnics at grandma’s house.
In addition to his grandparents and parents, he was predeceased-by his brothers, Tony Molina, Charles Ferry and Bradley Seaton, and numerous aunts and uncles.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Melissa Jean (Morrison) Sayre, are his son, Trace Sayre and his fiancée, Gina Smith of Hinesville; Robin Terry and her husband, Rick of Darien; Samantha Frank and her husband, Micah of Ludowici; Kelly Ralston and her fiancé, Jonathon Wellborn of Boulder Creek, CO; nine grandchildren, Charles Sayre, Taylor, Bailey, Ayden and Michael Terry, Mya and Meah Frank, Kai Ralston and Mack Wellborn; brothers and sisters, David and Emma Sayre, Donald Sayre, Jerinne and Joe Palmer, Bambi Sayre, Sheila and Mark Jacobs and Debra Molina, Lilly Ornelas and her husband, Leon, Linda Sayre; mother and father-in-law, Peggy and Harold Morrison, sister-in-law, Amanda and her husband, Jordan, niece, Ashley, nephews, Dylan and Johnny, brothers-in-law, Curtis Morrison and Vergil Morrison and his wife, Denise.
Visitation will be at 1:00 pm on Saturday July 16th, 2022 with a celebration of life beginning at 2:00 pm at the Thomas L. Carter Funeral Home at 1822 E. Oglethorpe Hwy 84, Hinesville Ga 31313 with military honors being rendered. Pastor Robert Long will be officiating the service.
Thomas L. Carter Funeral Home, Flemington, is handling arrangements.