William K. Sargent, 73
William K. Sargent, 73, of Fennville, Michigan, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at the Hospice House in Holland. Born April 20, 1940, in Ganges Township, he was the son of Charles and Cora Ann (Hadaway) Sargent.
Bill was a United States Navy veteran and worked as a machinist at Rockwell International in Allegan until his retirement in 1992.
Bill lived in and farmed in Ganges Township all his life. His family and farming were a very important part of his life.
Surviving is his wife of 52 years Arlene (Bellenger) Sargent; children, Tammy and Doug McKeever of Holland, Terry Sargent of Great Falls Montana and Sherry and Mike Windisch of Zeeland; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Marjorie and Vernon Hjelden of Grove, Okla., Linda Sargent and Bill Morgan of Dorr and Nancy and Larry Figgins of Centreville, Va.; and brother Howard Sargent of Grove, Okla.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Feb. 22, at 1 p.m. with visitation Friday, Feb. 21, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Chappell Funeral Home, 637 W. Main St., Fennville. Officiating will be Ms. Marcia Tucker. Burial will be in Taylor Cemetery, Ganges Township.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. An online registry book is available by visiting www.chappellfuneralhome.com.