Louis E. Sawyer of Moyock, November 15

By on November 16, 2022

Louis Eugene “Pee Wee” Sawyer, age 90, of Moyock, NC died on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at Elizabeth City Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Chesapeake, VA on March 7, 1932 to the late Norfleet Sawyer and Catherine Cotter Sawyer, he was the widower of Frances Markham Sawyer who predeceased him in 2013.  Mr. Sawyer served his country honorably in the U. S. Army for two years at Fort Bragg during the Korean War.  He retired from Norfolk Ford Assembly Plant.  His true love, once they were born, were his granddaughters.

He is survived by a son, Donny Sawyer and wife Susan of Moyock, NC; a sister, Minnie Arnold of Camden, NC; a brother, Vincent Sawyer and wife Lou of Elizabeth City, NC; and two granddaughters, Debby Aydlett and husband Chris of Wilmington, NC and Michelle Sawyer and Tyler McNair of Elizabeth City, NC.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Albemarle Home Care and Hospice, as well as Lilly Lindsey and Suella Smith for their loving care and kindness shown to Mr. Sawyer over the years.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 19, at Moyock Cemetery with the Rev. Garland Akers officiating.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, November 18, 2022 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Twiford Funeral Home and at other times at Donny and Susan’s home.

Memorial donations may be made to Albemarle Home Care & Hospice, 1507 North Road Street, Suite 2, Elizabeth City, NC 27909.

Twiford Funeral Homes, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 is serving the Sawyer family.  Condolences and memories may be shared at www.TwifordFH.com.

To plant a tree in memory of Mr. Sawyer or send flowers to the family, please visit www.TwifordFH.com/send-flowers.





NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS:  BIDDER PRE-QUALIFICATION REQUEST:  Barnhill Contracting has been selected as the Construction Manager at Risk by Dare County and is seeking to pre-qualify construction trade and specialty contractors to submit bids for furnishing Labor, Material, Equipment, and Other for the new “Dare County – EMS 1 / Fire Station 14” (KDH) located in Kill Devil Hills, NC.  PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The scope of the project encompasses approximately 36,000 sqft of new construction and 18,000 sqft of demolition on a 3.5-acre site located at the 1630 N Croatan Highway, Kill Devil Hills, NC. The project includes masonry bearing walls supporting a Standing Seam Metal Roof over Light Gauge Trusses housing administrative, living and support spaces along with 6 apparatus bays. Principal trade and specialty contractors are solicited for the following Bid Packages: BP750 – Turnkey Siding. Additional Packages may be added and/or deleted at the discretion of the Construction Manager. Historically underutilized business participation is encouraged. Interested contractors should submit their completed prequalification submittals to Meredith Terrell by December 2, 2022, via email at mterrell@barnhillcontracting.com or mail to PO Box 31765 Raleigh, NC 27622 (Office Location – 4325 Pleasant Valley Road, NC 27612). PREQUALIFICATION FORMS CAN BE OBTAINED from BuildingConnected through this Invite under the “File” tab or from BuildingConnected link on the Barnhill, Bidding Opportunities website at app.buildingconnected.com/ by selecting “Dare County – EMS 1 / Fire Station 14 – Prequalification”, or by contacting Meredith Terrell mterrell@barnhillcontracting.com  (919-604-2367). Please submit completed prequalification forms A and B along with all required supporting documentation and with All Bid Packages you are Prequalified for Checked. Form B must be submitted for this project. Form A is good for 1-Year and if you have submitted one to Barnhill within the last year, it should still be valid. If you are unsure, please verify this with Meredith. Target Bid Date: January 2023


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