Robert G. Sawyer died on Friday, March 3, 2017 at his home. Funeral Services will be held at 10 AM, Friday, March 10, 2017 at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, 212 East Sixth Street in Vinton with Pastor Mike Ferguson officiating. Interment will be in the Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Friday. To honor Robert's wishes the casket will remain closed at all times. To view a complete obituary and leave online condolences please go to: www.phillipsfuneralhomes.com.