Charles Sargent


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Posted Online: Feb. 27, 2013, 8:12 pm
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Charles A. Sargent, 63, of Rock Island, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at East Moline Nursing and Rehab Center.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island, with visitation one hour prior to services. Private burial will be Monday at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.
Charles was born on June 9, 1949, in Caruthersville, Mo., the son of Kelly and Effie McBride Sargent.
Mr. Sargent was a U.S. Army Veteran. He married Lynda Victor in 1973, and their union produced two daughters.
Charles was employed as a driver with UPS for more than 20 years.
He loved spending time with his family and friends, singing, listening to music, playing cards and dominos. He never met a stranger.
Survivors include his two daughters, LaToya Sargent, Moline, and Rosalind (James) Burns, Rockville, Md.; siblings, Ruby Ambrose, Chicago, and Troy (Laura) Sargent, Davenport; special aunt and uncle, Mary McBride and Quitman McBride; and a host of extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents.












 



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