Doyne L. Sargent, 81

Doyne Lee Sargent, 81, Noblesville, died Sunday, July 19, 2015, at 5 a.m.

He was born to Leland and Hazel (Vickers) Sargent on Nov. 30, 1933, in Martin County. He married Wilma Padgett on June 9, 1956. He graduated from High School in Elnora, in 1952.  Doyne served in the U.S. Army overseas in Okinawa and received his teaching degree in 1963 from Indiana State College.

Doyne moved his growing family to Wabash in 1965, where he started his teaching career. He taught in both the Wabash Jr.-Sr. High schools in the Industrial Arts. He assisted the students learning about photography, electronics, and later computers. All of these were interests he enjoyed. He also taught adult classes in computers at Ivy Tech. For many years he was active in the local Lions Club and Mississinewa Flyers. Many a weekend would find him building, flying or repairing model airplanes.

Doyne was a member of the Wabash First United Methodist Church.

He is survived by two daughters, Donna Sargent of Richmond, Va., and Dianna Sargent, Hartford City; two sons, Dan (Nancy) Sargent, Noblesville, and David (Melanie) Sargent, Ripley, Tenn.; two grandchildren, Sarah (Doug) Linthicum and Christopher Sargent; a sister, Katie (John) Kix-Miller, Fisher; and a brother Conde (Sue) Sargent, Taylors S.C.

He was preceded in death by both parents -- Leland in 1963, Hazel in 2005 -- and his wife Wilma in 2007.

Memorial gathering will be held on Wednesday, July 22, at First United Methodist Church, 110 Cass St., Wabash, IN from 6-8 p.m.

Viewing will be held at Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, 301 W. Main St., Odon, on Thursday, July 23, from 6-8 p.m.  Funeral services will be on Friday, July 24, at 11 a.m.  Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Elnora.


Posted on 2015 Jul 21