Philip E. Sargent
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Lamoine - Philip E. Sargent, 86, passed away peacefully on November 26, 2019. Philip was born August 5, 1933, in Blue Hill, the son of Elwin and Ellen (Sargent) Sargent. After graduating from Winter Harbor High School, he joined the U.S. Navy where he served on the USS New Jersey and USS DeMoine in the Korean War. Following his military service, he worked a variety of jobs including Hinckley's, Philips 66 and a long career working for the Maine School System at Lamoine Grammar and MDI High School driving school buses and doing custodial work. His final job before retirement was the Island Explorer. Philip was the Chief for the Lamoine Volunteer Fire Department as well as the constable for the town for many years. In his children's early years, he and Beulah were leaders of the Lamoine 4H Club.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Beulah Ann (Carter) Sargent. Together they had five children; 2 daughters, Elizabeth "Tiz" Beaulieu and Lori Cross, both of Bangor; 3 sons, Leon Sargent and his wife, Nancy, Philip "Tiger" L. Sargent and his wife, Misti, and Adam Sargent and his wife, Jennifer, all of Lamoine; 2 stepsisters, Ruth Foster and Pat "Tete" Forrest; 10 grandchildren, Sara, Victoria, Austin, Joshua, Alison, Emily, Ian, Katera, Tobius and Oliver; 2 great-grandchildren, Madilyn and Liam. Philip was predeceased by his brother, Clyde Sargent; and 2 grandchildren, Jessica and Philip Beaulieu.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, December 07, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the Lamoine Baptist Church, 24 Lamoine Beach Road, Lamoine. Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.
Published on November 29, 2019

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Love, Cis
Dec 04, 2019
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Joy Asuncion
Dec 03, 2019
On behalf of Honor Flight Maine, Thank you for your Military Service in the U.S. Navy. Fair winds and following seas shipmate. You will never be forgotten. Rest easy we have the watch now.

Respectfully, Joy Asuncion, U.S. Navy Retired and Honor Flight Maine Board of Directors
Lori Boynton
Dec 02, 2019
My sincere condolences to the family.
I’ve known Phil since I was a little girl and he was a wonderful man. On one memorable occasion, he helped me capture my escaped donkey!
I appreciated how lovingly he always spoke of Beulah-60 years of marriage is amazing.
A wonderful man, he will be missed!
Brian Smith
Dec 01, 2019
Thoughts & prayer with the entire family. Phil was indeed a great man. I had the privilege of being his neighbor growing up. He would do anything for anybody. He was my bus driver, clamming mentor, 4-H teacher, and I got to do the fair circuit with him, Leon, and the entire family. Many great memories. He will indeed be missed.
sally jordan
Nov 30, 2019
To the Sargent family:
I am so sorry to hear of your loved one's passing. Please accept my deepest sympathy. May your memories help ease your sorrow in this difficult time.
Paul & Lucy Hodgkins
Nov 30, 2019
We have lots of great memories of Phil's stories. He was a nice guy and what a character. Your all in our thoughts and prayers.