Billy Ray Sargent

September 9, 1945 - May 26, 2017
Billy Ray Sargent

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Billy Ray Sargent, 71, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, May 26, 2017. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson county, he was a son of the late Frank Sargent Sr. and Estelle Redden Sargent Hamilton. He was also preceded in death by two sons, Stacy Ray Sargent and Billy Sargent Jr.; two brothers, Bobby Sargent and Frank Sargent Jr.

Billy worked at Lowe’s Home Improvement for 30 years until his retirement in 1993. He enjoyed golfing, fishing and spending time with his family. He was a member of Kings Grove Baptist Church.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 2, 2017 at Kings Grove Baptist Church. The Rev. Phillip Capell will officiate. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Shuler Funeral Home.

He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Cora Genelle Sargent; one daughter, Wendy Wilkie (Tim); four grandchildren, Mark Beddingfield (Bethany), Amanda Dellinger (Robert), Hailee and Brittany Wilkie; five great grandchildren, Charlotte Ivy Dellinger, Noah, Camden, and Brantley Beddingfield, and Malakai Mccordic; his special fur baby, Rascal; his brother and sisters, Tommy Sargent, Carolyn Banther, Shirley Gorham, Darlene Stepp, and Barbara Barnwell as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

The family would like to thank PACE care partners, Hospice, and his home health caregiver, Kathy, for their loving care.


Friday, June 2, 2017
2:00 PM

Kings Grove Baptist Church - Directions
2798 Pace Rd
Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792


Friday, June 2, 2017
3:30 PM

Forest Lawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum - Directions
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Thursday, June 1, 2017
5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Shuler Funeral Home - Directions
125 Orr's Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • May 30, 2017
    Debbie Murphy says:
    Wendy and family, so sorry for your loss. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers . My God wrap his arms around all of you during this time .

  • May 31, 2017
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  • June 01, 2017
    Deanna Ring says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Love Deanna, Dean, Derek and Becky

  • June 01, 2017
    Ray&Judith Harrill says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. May God's comfort be with you all. Love, Ray&Judith Harrill