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William Sergeant Jr. Osceola

Published: Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 9:44 a.m. CST • Updated: Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 3:56 p.m. CST

William Sergeant Jr., 66, of Osceola died Oct. 6, 2013, at Clarke County Hospital.

As per his wishes, Bill was cremated, and no services are planned. Kale Funeral Home, 301 W. Main St., was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

William Jay Sergeant Jr., son of William Jay Sergeant Sr., was born March 13, 1947, in Des Moines.

Bill received his education in Clarke Community Schools.

Bill served during the Vietnam War.

On Dec. 3, 1969, Bill married Marilyn May Reynolds in Hawaii.

Bill retired as a truck driver for Single Source Transport/Ruan.

Bill is survived by his wife Marilyn May Sergeant of Osceola; daughters, Melissa (Bob) Kennedy and Melanie (Chris) Elben, and son Billy Sergeant, all of Osceola; grandchildren, Jordan and Colton Pritchard, Bethannie, Kassidee and Robert Kennedy and Gunner, Riley and Gustav Elben, all of Osceola, Kayla Sergeant of Leon and Jayson, Jillian and Connor Sergeant of Indianola; great-grandchildren, Abby Roberts and Tammy Pritchard; brothers, Bob Sergeant of Osceola and Dennis (Sandy) Sergeant of Monroe; mother-in-law Marjorie Reynolds; brothers-in-law, Mike (Sherri) Reynolds, Merrill Reynolds and James Reynolds, all of Osceola; a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Bill was preceded in death by his father, daughter Tammy Annette Sergeant, father-in-law Milton Reynolds, brother Charles Sergeant and sister Ally Lou Hill.

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