OBITUARY: Stephen L. Sachs


Stephen L. Sachs was born on December 1st, 1943 and passed away on December 20th, 2022 at the age of 79.

Steve spent his childhood in Norris, TN. He attended Florence State (now UNA) where he met his wife, Brenda. After graduating, they were married. He spent a 2-yr tour in Germany as an army lieutenant then returned to attend flight school. After flight school and a transition course in the OV-1 Mohawk, he had a tour in Vietnam.

Even though he left active duty, he remained in the National Guard for 20 years. Upon return from Vietnam, Steve and Brenda were stationed in Teheran, Iran. After returning from Iran, Steve got a Masters degree in Transportation /Economics from UT. He began his career with Delta in 1972 and retired in 2003. He never took a day of sick leave.

Steve Loved his family, aviation, church family and country. He had an A&P and an IA. He restored many old aircraft and did annual inspections for aircraft. He was happy when he could help others keep their airplane in the air.

Steve loved his church family. He was an usher, vestry member, member of the Bishops Council and helped in many other ways.

Steve is survived by his wife Brenda, daughters, Sharon Aut (RD) and Jennifer Brosas (Mile); brothers, David Sachs and Crawford Sachs (Rowena); sister, Patti Farrar; five granddaughters, Julia, Christina, Amanda, Kim, and Kristen; and great-grandsons, Walker and Paxton.

Steve will be missed by many.

Service will be at Paul’s Episcopal Church in Murfreesboro, TN on Saturday, January 7, 2022 at 1 pm. A reception will follow in the parish hall.



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