Donald Boyd Argersinger
Mr. Donald Boyd Argersinger, age 88, passed away Monday, March 1, 2021. He was born January 30, 1933 in Amsterdam, New York to Boyd Fox and Anna Stube Argersinger, and spent his childhood years in nearby Fonda, New York.
Don was a resident of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. He was Methodist by faith and a member of the Point Washington United Methodist Church. He graduated from Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York in 1955 receiving his bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Don was a veteran of the United States Armed Forces, serving his country in the United States Army Reserves with over 30 years of service retiring as a Colonel. He worked as a Signal Corp officer in the Army reserves, and as an Informational Technologist and Systems Planner with Bristol Myers, Chesebrough-Ponds, and Unilever for over 30 years.
Don was an avid golfer who before moving to Florida enjoyed many years as a member of the Newtown Country Club in Connecticut. He had a fondness for the Maine coast and spent many enjoyable hours on the rocky coast of Boothbay Harbor. Having a devoted dog at his side brought him much joy over his lifetime.
Don was preceded in death by his father and mother.
A devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, Don is survived by his wife Diane J. Argersinger of 27 years of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida; three children, Susan Bryant and husband Carl of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, Philip Argersinger and wife Yelena of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, Janet King and husband Andrew of Yarmouth Maine; three step children, Deborah DeGirolamo and husband Frank, Lisa Kelleher and husband Colin, Richard Sprandel and wife Andrea; thirteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Friends and family are welcome to attend Graveside Services on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Historic Gulf Cemetery, 1466 South County Highway 393, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459 with Reverend Amy Persons officiating and Military honors provided by the United States Army.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Point Washington United Methodist Church, 1290 North County Highway 395, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459 or https://www.pwumc.org/give
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