John Vernon Sadler, 80, of Wake Forest NC, passed away peacefully at home on December 15. He was born in Aurora NC, to the late Myra Mayo and Walter Carmon Sadler.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years Rebecca Joyner Sadler and children Will Sadler (Kim) of Salisbury, NC and Darby Sadler (Jason Robinson) of Raleigh, NC. He also leaves behind two grandsons: Cameron Sadler and Andrew Sadler of Salisbury, NC. His loving siblings include: Joseph Sadler (Marge) of St. Augustine FL, Ora Moore (Autry) of Pawleys Island SC, and Mary Hill (Delano) of Murrells Inlet SC.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Walter Carroll Sadler.
John attended Louisburg College and then served in the Navy on the USS Lake Champlain. He graduated from North Carolina State University with a degree in Electrical Engineering and retired from Siemens Energy.
Memorial donations can be made to Transitions Lifecare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607; SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals, 123 Mason Farm Rd Chapel Hill, NC 27517; Good Days, 6900 Dallas Parkway, Ste 200, Plano, TX 75024; or The USO, PO Box 96860 Washington, DC 20077-7677.
A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest. (919) 556-5811