Delmar Ray Sergent, 81, died May 2 at his residence in Whitesburg.
A son of the late William Henry and Ollie Cook Sergent, he was the widower of Bonita “Nedo” Taylor Sergent. He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Sean Atkinson; five brothers, Carl Sergent, Lester Sergent, Linville Sergent, Bob Sergent, and Henry Sergent; and a sister, Alkie Sergent.
Mr. Sergent served in the United States Marine Corps from 1956 to 1960 and worked for Ford Motor Company for 30 years.
Surviving are a son, Delmar R. Sergent, Jr. and wife Pam of Vermillion, Ohio; five daughters, Kayetta Atkinson and husband Mike of Vermillion, Ohio, Debbie Brashears of Whitesburg, Melissa Webb and husband Kenny of West Virginia, Cheryl Caudill and husband Tim of Whitesburg, and Heather Fulton and husband John of Whitesburg; a brother, Hobert Sergent of Whitesburg; two sisters, Emma Bentley of Payne Gap, and Lavinia Farley of Indian Creek; grandchildren, Dale Sergent, Christy Braden, Mikey Atkinson, Brittany Musser, Brooke Holbrook, Aaron Tolliver, Chase Brashears, Blake Brashers, Lauren Webb, Hayley Fulton, Sarah Fulton, and Brittany Webb; 12 great-grandchildren; and a close friend, Stephen Majority.
Funeral services were held May 5 at Letcher Funeral Home followed by a military service. Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery in Whitesburg.