Born Nov. 14, 1930, in South Webster, a son of the late Charlie Miles and Hazel Mae Fletcher Sargent, he was a graduate of South Webster High School and was of the Baptist faith. He was retired from Western-Southern Insurance, was owner of American Restaurant and was a U.S. Army Veteran.
He is survived by his wife Flo Crabtree Sargent, two sons, two brothers, two sisters, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter and two brothers.
Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, April 1, 2011, at South Webster Cemetery with Pastor Ty Crabtree officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Harrison-Pyles Funeral Home in Wheelersburg. Memorial contributions may be made to SOMC Hospice, 2201 25th Street, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662.