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H. Leon "Sarge" Sargent Passes Away



Harry Leon "Sarge" Sargent, 85, passed away on March 28 at home after a lengthy illness. Sargent grew up in Memphis and graduated from Humes High School. He was a pilot in WWII and Korea, a great jazz drummer, and a world-renowned horse photographer. Sarge traveled the world hunting and fishing. He truly lived life to the fullest. Harry leaves behind his wife of 27 years, Julie; son, Scott; three grandchildren, Taylor, Alex, and Samantha Sargent, all of Memphis; and one brother, Don Sargent of Mississippi. As he donated his remains to science, there will be no public service, just a private gathering of family and friends. Memorials may be sent to The Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County, 935 Farm Rd., Bartlett, TN 38134

Anyone who would like to share a "Sarge" story is invited to the gathering Monday April 7, from 5-7 at Jack Ribs in Memphis. That was Sarge's favorite restaurant.

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