Sawyer Joshua Carpenter

Birth Date: 
Friday, January 28, 2011
Date of Passing: 
Sunday, November 25, 2018

ORRVILLE – Sawyer Joshua Carpenter, 7, of Orrville passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at his home.

He was born January 28, 2011 in Orrville the son of Jaromy and Kathryn Carpenter.

Sawyer was a 2nd grade student at Orrville Elementary School.  He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion in Marshallville.  He loved people, laughing and snuggling with his family.

Surviving in addition to his parents are his siblings, Hayden and Ashton both of the home; his maternal grandmother, Margaret Logan of Orrville; paternal grandfather, Ernest Carpenter of Marshallville; great-grandmother, Patricia Carpenter of Marshallville; aunts and uncles, Rachel (Aaron) Henderson of Orrville, Calie (Matthew) King of Tiffin, Jay Shrader of Orrville and Michael Carpenter of Marshallville; cousins, Isaac Henderson, Jaycob Shrader, Riley King, Aubrey Carpenter, Ma’kiyah Carpenter and Victoria Davis.  Numerous great aunts and uncles, cousins, teachers and class mates also survive.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Robbie Carpenter, paternal great-grandfather, Wilbert Carpenter, maternal great-grandmother, Louise Smith and his great uncle Will Ault.

A celebration of Sawyers life will be held on Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 2-5:00 p.m. at the Orrville Elementary School Cafeteria, 605 Mineral Spring St., Orrville.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, OH 44691 is assisting the family.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions in Sawyer’s memory to the Orrville City Schools/Orrville Elementary, 605 Mineral Spring St., Orrville, OH 44667.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Memorial Contributions: 

Orrville City Schools/Orrville Elementary, 605 Mineral Spring St., Orrville, OH 44667


A Celebration of Sawyers Life will be Held on Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 2-5:00 p.m. at the Orrville Elementary School Cafeteria


Kat, Jaromy, Hayden, and Ashton,
I was so sorry to hear of Sawyer’s passing and send my deepest condolences. I never had the pleasure of meeting Sawyer but from what I’ve read in your posts on Facebook he was a terrific, wonderful little boy. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. Remember to look to God for strength and comfort during this difficult time and know you will see your precious boy again. Please let me know if you need anything. God bless. -Rachael

I am so incredibly saddened to hear of Sawyer's passing. No words can express the pain that you are going through and my prayer for you is that God will give you strength to face the coming days ahead without this lovely little guy.

You have our sincere sympathy and prayers. We are sure you have many pleasant memories. God’s blessings
To each of you. Sincerely, Randall and Marlys Zeigler, Marshallville.

You have our sympathy.

I am so sad about Sawyer`s passing. I cried buckets of tears when I found this out. You guys are so brave I could never deal with this kind of stuff in my family. We will always love you Sawyer stay strong.

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