Harold “Hobert” Sergent, 87, of Indian Creek, died December 24 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.
Born in the house where he lived most of his life, he was a son of the late William Henry and Ollie Cook Sergent, and the widower of June Bentley Sergent.
Mr. Sergent worked as a coal truck driver for more than thirty years, and was a member of Millstone Missionary Baptist Church.
He spent many days at the Colson Community Center and with his friends at Dairy Queen.
Surviving are two sisters, Emma Jean Bentley of Kona, and Lavinia Farley of Indian Creek.
Mr. Sergent was preceded in death by six brothers, Carl Sergent, Lester Sergent, Linville Sergent, Bob Sergent, Henry Sergent, and Delmar Sergent, and a sister, Alkie Sergent.
Funeral services were held December 28 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Sergent family cemetery at Indian Creek.