Clifford Jay "Skip" Sawyer, age 93, a longtime resident of East Lindley, NY, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, SC. \n\nClifford Sawyer was born on February 21, 1919 in Troupsburg, NY to Jesse J. and Lena M. (Clarkson) Sawyer. He married Anna E. Morehouse on May 9, 1941 in Woodhull and was predeceased by her in 2009. He had been a dairy farmer and in 1950 he went to work as a machinist for Corning Glass Works, and retired from the Big Flats plant. \n\nHe enjoyed traveling and had visited all 50 states, many providence of Canada as well as Haiti and Peru. He was a member of the Corning Gem and Mineral Club for several years and especially enjoyed polishing stones for jewelry. His other interest included genealogy, beekeeping, hunting, fishing, restoration of clocks, pump organ and furniture. He was inquisitive and always eager to experience something new. In his later years he enjoyed painting. To sum it up, He just loved life.\n\nHe was a devoted member of the East Lindley Baptist Church where he served in various capacities. He also served on the board of Corning Area Bible Club and volunteered at Lamoka Bible Camp. Skip and Anna spent a month in Peru serving on a short term mission trip.\n\nHe is survived by two daughters, Clara (Richard) Folnsbee of Fort Mill, SC and Beverly Williamee of Cranberry Township, PA; a son, Duane (Vivian) Sawyer of York, PA; seven grandchildren, Karen (Anthony) DeSantis, Vicki (James) Napier, April (Jeremy) Stoudt, Eric (Heather) Ford, Joel (Kate) Sawyer, Caleb (Emily) Sawyer, and Alyssa (Brent) Sweigart; twenty-one great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law Mary Lou Morehouse and Clemontine (Glenn) White; many nieces and nephews; predeceased in death by his parents and brothers Kenneth J. Sawyer and Jennings D. Sawyer.\n\nCalling hours will be held on Friday, December 28th from 3 - 6 PM at Haughey Funeral Home, 216 East First Street in Corning. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 AM at East Lindley Baptist Church, 10039 Tannery Creek Road in Lindley with Rev. Sheldon Roblyer officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Austinburg, PA. \n\nMemorial donations may be made in his name to East Lindley Baptist Church.