Dwayne “Sarge” Sargent
Dwayne “Sarge” Sargent, age 77 of Buckeye, AZ died January 31, 2018 in Goodyear, AZ from injuries sustained in an accident at home. He was born December 17, 1940 in Burwell, NE to Wilbur and Norma Sargent. Dwayne owned his own trucks and drove them for many years. He worked for Peterbilt in Grand Island, NE as well as at Inland Kenworth in Phoenix, AZ. He also worked for the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, CA. On June 16, 1962 he married his wife, Mary Hayes in Grand Island, NE. He enjoyed hunting and restoring tractors.
Dwayne is survived by his wife, Mary Sargent; daughters, Pamela (Chip) Wodrich, and Shelly (Todd) Thomas, both of Goodyear, AZ; sisters, Donna Trosper, Norma Longar, Wilburta Berney; and grandchildren, Jocelyn, Kyle, Devin, Jeremiah, and Nikki. He was preceded in death by his brother, Mardell Sargent, nephew, Dennis Sargent and other family members.
A memorial service will be held at 7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Thompson Funeral Chapel, 926 S. Litchfield Road, Goodyear, AZ 85338. Burial will be at later date at West Lawn Memorial Park in Grand Island, NE. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to Yorkie Luv Rescue, 500 N Estrella Parkway, #B2, Suite 495, Goodyear, AZ 85338 or Homeless Youth Connection, 9950 W. Van Buren, Suite 114, Avondale, AZ 85323.