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Mr. Ricky L. Sargeant

February 11, 1952 ~ March 25, 2020 (age 68)


Mr. Ricky L. Sargeant, 68, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 4:27 pm Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.

He was born February 11, 1952 in Galesburg the son of Kenneth and Delilah Wade Sargeant, Sr. He married Glenna Coons, they later divorced.

Ricky is survived by his children, Richard “Rick” Sargeant, Diane (David) Jenkins, Jennifer (Jarrod) Chandler, Amber Asbury, Heather (Roman) Sargeant-Stufflebeem, and Laci Sargeant all of Galesburg; two brothers, Jim and Mike Sargeant both of Galesburg; four sisters, Lois Condreay of Galesburg, Janice Westfall of Henderson, Illinois, Linda Thurman and Lucy Sargeant both of Galesburg and seventeen grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, and six brothers, Robert, Delbert, Larry, Kenneth Jr., Edward and John Sargeant and a sister, Carolyn.

Ricky had worked for Adams Press Metal and Dick Blick Art Materials. He also was a self-employed lawn care provider. Ricky enjoyed bowling, playing pool and a good game of pitch. His favorite past time was fishing. Ricky could usually be found drinking beer and tinkering in his garage.

Private family graveside services will be held at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg Chapel to offset cost of services. Online condolences may be made at

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