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Emmit Sargent, age 87, of Richlands, VA passed away on Friday, September 1, 2017 at his home.
Emmit was born in Richlands, VA and was the son of the late Allen and Viola E. Harless Sargent. He was a lifelong resident of the area. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Geraldine Sargent; sons, William Keith Sargent, Sr. and Dennis Smith; sisters, Lillian Lucille Blankenship, Mary Russell, and Juanita Sargent; and brother, John Marvin Sargent.
He is survived by: His Daughter: Tina Gilbert and husband, Rufus of Richlands, VA; Three Sons:
Emmitt Allen "Buck" Sargent and wife, Anita of Richlands, VA, Michael Sargent and wife, Teresa of Las Vegas, NV, Doug Sargent and wife, Loretta of Honaker, VA; Sisters: Sylvia Bennett of Bristol, TN, Margaret Frances Street of Baltimore, MD; Brothers: George Andrew "Earl" Sargent and wife, Brenda of Richlands, VA, James Allen Sargent and wife, Mary of Brownsville, TX, Jack Leonard Sargent and wife, Betty of Bristol, VA. Also surviving are twelve grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, and a host of family and friends.
Graveside services for Emmit Sargent will be conducted at 2 pm on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at Greenhills Memory Gardens in Claypool Hill, VA with Rev. Danny Houchins officiating. Interment will follow. Pallbearers will be: Randy Cruey, Ernie Horton, William Sargent, Ryan Sargent, Doug Sargent, James Lester, Matt Gilbert, and Erik Sargent. Those that are attending the service are asked to line up at 1:30 at the funeral home.
Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands, Virginia is in charge of arrangements and those wishing to express sympathy may do so online at hurstscottfuneralhomes.com.
Published on September 1, 2017
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