David Alexander "D.A." Sachs III

SACHS, DAVID ALEXANDER "D.A." III, died January 14, 2014.

Born in Louisville on January 25, 1924, his parents were Bertya and D.A. Sachs, Jr. He graduated from Louisville Male High School, Centre College, attended U of L School of Law, and served in the Navy during World War II.

Dad spent his life in Community Service and the Advertising Agency Industry. A career spanning over 50 Years, he worked with Advertising Associates and The C.N. Mullican Company, was Executive V.P. and Director of Fred R. Becker Advertisings, President of Staples Advertising; Marketing Director for The Kentucky Easter Seals Society; and Marketing Consultant to F.B. Purnell Sausage Company.

Dad served as President or Chairman of the Following; The Kentucky Derby Festival, The Advertising Federation of Louisville, Louisville East Rotary Club, The River Road Country Club, Sigma Chi Fraternity-Falls City Chapter, Louisville Theatrical Association, The Temple, Salvation Army, Kentucky Easter Seal Society, and The Louisville Better Business Bureau, President of the National Alumni Association and Louisville Alumni Association for Centre College, and Chairman of the committee that named Freedom Hall.

In addition to the above organizations, Dad was a member of: The Public Relations Society of America, Kentuckians in New York, The Louisville Tennis Club, The Filson Club, Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, The Louisville Jaycees, The Bachelors, and The Jefferson Club.

I would like to thank everyone at Jefferson Place for their constant care, kindness, and overwhelming support.

"I Love Being This Man's Daughter!" Dad was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor Tachau Sachs, his sister and brother-in-law, Louise and Bob Schulman. He is survived by his daughter, Louise "Weezie" Sachs, first cousin, Joan Sachs Reis of Cincinnati.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Temple 5101 U.S. Hwy., 42 with private burial to follow at The Temple Cemetery. Visitation is from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at The Temple.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the donor's choice of charity.



Published in The Courier-Journal on Jan. 16, 2014