Local pastor retires after 42 years

Local pastor retires after 42 years

There are 3 comments on the The Marshall News Messenger story from Jan 20, 2006, titled Local pastor retires after 42 years. In it, The Marshall News Messenger reports that:

After more than 42 years as a pastor, the Rev. Dick Sawyer will retire Jan. 29. Sawyer has been pastor of Nesbitt Baptist Church for more than nine years.

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Andi Allen


#1 Mar 8, 2006
Rev. dick sawyer is my grandfather, not only was he a great preacher but a wonderful father , grandfather and great grandfather .... he will be missed at nesbitt, but now will be bale to take the vacations he wants and take care of his wife winona...... papaw we love you alot!!!!!
Wayne Cude

United States

#2 Mar 8, 2006
Where is the Nesbitt church? I remember the cemetary but don't remember a church. I used to have a lease pasture in the area. Congrats to your grandfather on his moving on with life. I live over in Petteway.

Tinley Park, IL

#3 Sep 16, 2012
was this the church in Bernie?

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