Harold Sayre dies in Fort Stockton

FORT STOCKTON - Harold R. Sayre died Aug. 2, 2015, at the Fort Stockton Nursing Center. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Freda of Fort Stockton, brother George Sayre and his wife Lorraine, sister-in-law Joan Randall, and several nieces and nephews. He retired from the military after 20 years, serving in the Air Force and Army and Navy Reserves. The Sayres lived in Fort Davis for two decades. He and his wife previously owned and operated Sayre Lanes Bowling Alley in Alpine. They loved the adventures of travel and did so extensively at home and abroad, spending over a year in several foreign countries. Mr. Sayre worked as an accountant, sold real estate, owned and operated a bed and breakfast in Pennsylvania, and a re-sale shop in Fort Davis. He was a park ranger at Fort Davis National Historic Site in the 1990s and authored a book, Warriors of Color which told about the lives of Buffalo Soldiers of the fort. A memorial service was Aug. 12 and burial took place in Pennsylvania.
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