Robert Dupree Sawyer

September 20, 1930 - August 7, 2021

Robert Dupree Sawyer, 90, of Nederland, died Saturday, August 7, 2021, at Forever Young Home, Groves. He was born September 20, 1930, in Houston, to Jeanne Fuselier Sawyer and Edson B. Sawyer, Sr.

Robert was a United States Navy veteran and retired from Neches Butane after forty years of service. He was a faithful member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Nederland and was a member of the local Knights of Columbus. Robert also served in the Nederland City Council and the Economic Development Corporation for over thirty years and was a member of the American Legion for over fifty years.

Survivors include his daughters, Andrea Lyn Weber and husband, Wilson, of Dripping Springs; Paula Ranee Sawyer, of Austin; and Robin Ann Sawyer, of Nederland; grandchildren, Bethany Weber; Kristin Tudor and husband, Jake; Alex Weber; Travis, Cody, and Paige Youngren; his granddogs, Jake; Dixie; Scout; Blu; Pepper; Jax; Gage; Sammie; and Princess; and many extended family members and friends.

The family would like to extend their sincerest gratitude to the staff at Forever Young and his hospice nurse, Tasha Broom.

He is preceded in death by his wife of forty-nine years, Lois Marie Sawyer; parents, Jeanne and Edson Sawyer; three brothers; and grandson, Lukas Youngren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 211 Hardy Avenue, Nederland. His interment will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches, under the direction of Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland.

Memorial contributions may be submitted to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, Illinois 60601

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Andrea Johnson

Such a truly GOOD man. Respected by all. I loved to see him come into the Credit Union!

Andrea Johnson

Such a truly GOOD man. Respected by all. I loved to see him come into the Credit Union!

Tina Luise Key

I had the pleasure of sharing thanksgiving with Mr. Sawyer and Robin. I also stopped over on one of my trips across country. Mr & Mrs Sawyer graciously put me up for the night. A wonderful family and a beautiful man.

Kelly Nelson & Family

Mr. Robert was like my Grandpa too. He Treated me like one of his own Grandchildren. He will be Missed very much. Prayers to my family.

Jack & Belinda Catalina

Bob was a sweetheart and loved his family dearly. I know how much you will miss him but knowing he is home with your mom is a blessing. We love you all.

Beverly Cavender

I am sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. He was such a sweet man. May God comfort you.

Carl & Jeanine Huckaby

Robin, we are so sorry to hear of the loss of your precious daddy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you..

Wayne. , RethA vize

So sorry will keep you and family in our prayers

Nancy Landry

A Cropo's Barber Shop Boy Forever Rest In Peace

Maria Fousse

Andi, Robin, Bethany, Kristin and Alex...... thank you for sharing your Dad and Grandfather with our rosary group! He brought the light of the Holy Spirit to our prayers that night. My prayers are with ya'll. May he Rest in Paradise.


Bobby Sawyer or “Daddy” as I called him was a accepting man, a generous man, a kind man and above all else a true family man. He will be missed greatly but his love of family will never wane. Rest In Peace Daddy.

Mary Pierson Ferguson

Robin, I am so sorry to hear about your sweet dad. I loved visiting with you both. Mary with JuJus.

Jack McGlothin

Andy so sorry to here about Bob, he will be truly missed by everyone he came into contact with.

Murlene Hilbun

I'm so sorry. Scott died at the age of 60 all eat up with Cancer. I remarried and moved to Sour Lake.. I divorced and moved to the Woodlands and then to Florida and now I'm back in Nederland. I have thought of the family all the time. I just happened to see this. After my last marriage I never have gotten remarried and I live by myself and doing great. I am now 68 years old I do wish someone would call me and get in touch with me. I loved you all just like my own family. My number is 409-313-7339. I would love to hear from any if y'all. I was wondering about your mom. I'm so very sorry for the loss if your parents, and I know they are not in pain anymore. They were good people and taught all if y'all to be good people also. Please get in touch with me. Live you all. Murlene. Gw. And Stephanie's mom. Lived across the street.

Art Armintor

I am very sorry to here of Bobby’s passing we went back a long ways Louis was my first cousin so I called Bobby course he got a kick out of it and also liked li I drank a many beers with him and watched him play the poker machines he was pretty lucky I’ll miss those good times god bless you guys