Mr. Sargent was born on October 4, 1925 in Warren County, Virginia to the late Clayton and Mary Belle Graham Sargent. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Homer and Robert Sargent and two sisters, Madge Sargent and Gretta Robinson. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union No. 26. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and served in World War II.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Loretta May Sargent; four sons, Dennis, Ashley, Larry and Brian Sargent; daughter, Teresa Tate; six grandchildren, Shelley, Amanda, Ronnie, Melissa, Sarah and Samuel and three great grandchildren, Nevaeh Kileigh and Harper.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Rivermont Volunteer Fire Department, 50 Stokes Airport Road, Front Royal, Virginia 22630.