J. Lee Sargent

J. Lee Sargent

Died Friday, the 18th day of April, 2014. He was a resident of Naples, FL, formerly of Bedford, IN.

He was born on December 30, 1931 to Everett and Pearl Sargent. He is survived by his wife Nicol of Naples, FL; daughters Terri Owens and Tracey Burton of Bedford, IN and Kelly Alcock of Zionsville, IN; sons-in-law, Danny Owens, Richard Burton and Chris Alcock; grandchildren Megan, Marcey and Ryan Burton of Bedford and Nick, Will and Ben Alcock of Zionsville; brother Bud Sargent of Bedford, IN. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille, his parents and brother Gene.

Mr. Sargent graduated from Spring City High School in Pennsylvania in 1950. He served in the U. S. Navy, aboard the USS Salem.

Mr. Sargent was the co-owner of Tri-Angle Construction Co., Inc. and B & LS Contracting, Inc.

He was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Parish of Bedford and St. Ann's Parish of Naples, FL.

He was a member of many social organizations including American Legion Post #33 of Bedford, Elks Lodge #826 of Bedford and the Knights of Columbus Fr. William P. Garrity Council #1166.

He was a long time supporter of Indiana University Athletics.

Visitation will be Friday, April 25, 2014 at Ferguson Lee Funeral Home in Bedford, from 4 pm - 8 pm.

Funeral service will be at 10 am; Saturday, April 26, 2014 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Bedford, with Father Rick Eldred and Deacon Dave Rising officiating. Interment will follow the service at Green Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lee & Nicol Sargent Fund for Blessings in a Backpack or the Sargent Family Fund at the Lawrence County Community Foundation at P. O. Box 1235, Bedford, IN 47421.

Funeral Home

Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home
818 18th Street Bedford, IN 47421
(812) 275-4433

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Apr. 23, 2014