On November 26th, 2018 Russell N. Sayers, loving husband and father, passed away peacefully at home at the age of 88.

“Russ” was born on June 15, 1930 at home in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio to Henry and Catherine.  He was the youngest of four children.  After graduation from Cuyahoga Falls High School he was employed by the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. in Akron, Ohio in the machine shop.  He completed his career of 41 years as a tire engineer and production liaison for Goodyear’s North American factories.  A job he loved.  After his retirement, Russ and his wife, Cynthia, moved to Mesa, AZ in 1990.

Russ was a 32nd degree Mason with the Coventry/Akron Lodge for over 60 years.  He also proudly served in the U.S. Naval Reserves for 13 years.  He was known for his quick wit and infectious smile.

Russ is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Catherine; sisters, Eileen Adams and Eleanor Moore; and sons, Douglas and David.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Cynthia; daughter, Sandra (Bill) Lavin of Scottsdale, AZ; Stepson, Eric (Tina) Lischak of New Port Richey, FL; Stepdaughter, Susan (Chris) Touchton of New Port Richey, FL; brother, Donald Sayers of Cuyahoga Falls, OH; 6 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

No services are planned at this time.

Our heartfelt thanks to the staff of Hospice at Home of Arizona for their care and kindness.

Memorials may be sent to www.hospicehomeaz.com

Condolences may be expressed at www.mountainviewfuneralhomeandcemetery.com

 

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