A private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Jerry L. Sargent, 82, of Weatherby Lake, MO passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2023 with his soulmate Patricia McBride by his side. Jerry was born May 18, 1940 to Harley and Helen (Jones) Sargent in Norwalk, Iowa.
Jerry graduated from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA with a bachelor’s degree in architecture. Architecture led him to careers with: Housing & Urban Development (HUD); Wisconsin Housing & Economic Development Authority (WHEDA); several YWCA housing projects; men’s shelters and single room occupancy (SRO) housing programs until he moved into Building & Zoning Code Enforcement.
Jerry enjoyed traveling to London on several occasions, then checking out National Parks in the western region of the United States of America.
Jerry is survived by his three children: Julie Susanne Ott (George) of Colorado Springs, CO; Jennifer Ann Lanham (Rob) of London, UK; and Justin Scott Sargent (Brenda) of Madison, WI; 11 grandchildren; a brother Donald Sargent (Kathy) of Norwalk, IA. He was preceded in death by both parents and a brother, Randy Sargent. Memories of Jerry and condolences to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com