ATHENS, TENN. and BAR HARBOR – Larry L. Sargent, 72, passed away April 20,2014 at home surrounded by his family. He was born June 14, 1941 to Norman and Florence (Drew) Sargent of Eddington.
Larry grew up in Eddington and graduated from Bangor High School in 1960. He married the love of his life, Judith Diane (Kidder) Sargent in March 1962.
In addition to his wife of 52 years, he is survived by his three children, Heidi Trefethen and her companion, Calvin Atwood of Cleveland, TN; Nancy Tibbetts and her husband, Jerry of Sevierville, TN; and Norman Sargent and his wife Michelle of Athens, TN. Papa will be sadly missed by grandchildren, Douglas, Naomi, Courtney, Jasmine, Isaiah, Julia and his sidekick, Kolten. “Pop Pop”, “Larry the Train”, “Grampie Larry” will be missed dearly by his seven great-grandchildren. Larry was also survived by two sisters, Sandra Jean and Linda, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and numerous friends.
Larry had many fond memories over the many years. He worked at Mount Desert Yacht Yard and always had a story to tell with which he entertained many people. After retiring he wished every day to be back at the boat yard and often dreamt of being there.
Services will be held 4 p.m. Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Maine Coast Baptist Church with Rev. Gerry Dill officiating. Refreshments and a time to share memories will follow at the fellowship hall at the church. Condolences may be expressed to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.