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Leroy Walter Sargent
Leroy Walter Sargent, 80, passed away in Sanbornton, NH, January 22, 2018 following a 3 week battle with Leukemia. Leroy won, Leukemia lost – Leroy is now celebrating with Jesus, his parents Harrison and Mona (Porter) Sargent, brothers Richard Sr. and Harry, grandparents, cousins and fishing and hunting buddies waiting for him. He will wait for his wife of 22 years Charlene, sisters Elsie (Steve) Campbell, June (Frank) Gilbert, Brother William (Lucy) Sargent, 3 stepdaughters, 10 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and more hunting and fishing buddies.
Born in Concord N.H. October 31, 1937, Leroy lived in and was educated in the Canterbury area until moving to Sevierville TN, 13 years ago. He served 10 years in the United States Navy. For over 20 years he worked with his brother and nephew at Dick’s Service Center in East Concord. He also worked in the construction of Canterbury Woods Golf Course, staying on as a grounds keeper.
In Tennessee, he and Charlene attended Cedar Bluff United Methodist Church in Sevierville, a small but close-knit church family. Thank you, Pastor Ken and everyone for your long distance support.
A funeral service was held on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Rd, 584 West Main St., Tilton, NH 03276. Calling hours were held from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM with the service following at 3:00 PM, Interment will be on May 18, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Maple Grove Cemetery, Canterbury, NH.
As Leroy was not a “Jacket and Tie” man, please honor him with casual dress. Hunting and Fishing attire is strongly encouraged. Let’s see camo and blaze orange!
At his request, no flowers please; donations may be made Pets Without Parents, 901 Mize Lane, Sevierville, TN 37862.
There's still time to send flowers to the Graveside Service at the Maple Grove Cemetery at 1:00 PM on May 18, 2018.
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