Thomas Sargent

SARGENT, Thomas Richard, 88, of Wheeling, WV, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at home.

He was born May 3, 1925, in Wheeling, a son of the late John W. and Ruth E. Fawcett Sargent.

He was a former river boat Pilot for Consol Energy and a member of the Cave Club.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Johnson Sargent, two sisters, Phyllis Wolf and Marjorie Coddington.

Surviving are his three children, William T. Sargent and his wife, Tish of Fort Myers, FL; Richard R. Sargent of Wheeling; Ann Adams of Hendersonville, TN; one brother, John Sargent of Germany; one sister, Louise Freeman of California; two grandchildren, Alyssa Adams and Cory Adams.

Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 20, 2013, with Rev. Glen Baker officiating.

The Sargent family would like to thank the many loving private duty care givers and Valley Hospice.

Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.

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Memorial contributions can be made to Valley Hospice.

Thomas Sargent

SARGENT, Thomas R., 88, of Wheeling, WV, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013.

Arrangements are pending at the Altmeyer Funeral Home.