Clyde Gordon (Gordy) Sergent Sr. on Nov. 10, 2016 passed from our world into God’s Kingdom. God called to heaven a loving husband, father, grandpa, and Pa Pa. Clyde was 86.
Clyde Gordon Sergent Sr. was born in Millington on Sept. 10, 1930 to Earl and Edna (Mapes) Sergent. When he graduated from Millington High School, he joined the Navy. Clyde served on a Naval Destroyer during the Korean War. While in the service on Sept. 5, 1953, Clyde married Izora Tharp in California. He and Izora celebrated 62 years of marriage before her passing six months to the day on May 10, 2016. Clyde retired from General Motors and farming. He loved to bowl, hunt in the U.P. and spend time with family and friends.
Clyde leaves his children, daughter and son in-law, Shirley and Dan Seney; two sons and daughters-in-laws, Clyde and Dee Sergent Jr. and John and Ann Sergent. He leaves also his grandchildren, Chad and Terri Seney, Patrick (friend Denise) Sergent, Christopher Sergent and his fiancОe Chelsea, Sadie Sergent (friend Brandon), and Cole Sergent, his great-grandchildren, Cashus, Sophia, and Samson Seney. Clyde leaves a brother and sister-in-law, Earl and Barb Sergent, sister-in-law, Loneta Rathgeber; and several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Besides his wife and parents, Clyde is also preceded in death by two brothers, Norwood and Donald Sergent; a sister, Lois (Sergent) Glady; along with other extended family, brothers and sisters-in-law.
The Sergent family has honored Clyde’s wish and cremation has taken place. There will be a celebration gathering from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 at the Hanlin Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts of remembrance can be directed to the Millington Lions Club. Hanlin Funeral Home has been assisting the Sergent family with the arrangements. You’re welcome to express personal condolences, share a memory, or light a candle at hanlinfuneralhome.com.