Mr. Sargent was born in Brattleboro on October 15, 1967, the son of Bradford and Theresa (Glover) Sargent. He attended Brattleboro public schools and graduated from Brattleboro Union High School with the class of 1985. Throughout his school years, he excelled in baseball and was on many championship teams. He pitched in and won the state championship game in Burlington in 1985. He was a longtime employee at GS Precision starting with the company at age 17 while still attending high school. At the time of his death he was a supervisor of the CC lathe division.
Mr. Sargent’s true passion was the outdoors and he enjoyed hunting and being in the woods. He wanted to create a habitat for the wildlife around his home. He built his log cabin starting with undeveloped land and cherished his time spent at his “home retreat.” Over the years, many fruit trees were added to create an orchard, making his wildlife habitat a reality. He was known for his excellent dill pickles. He appreciated where he lived and was proud to be a native Vermonter.
Survivors include his father, Bradford “Brad” Sargent, of Brattleboro; his mother, Theresa Sargent of Keene, NH; one brother, Troy Sargent, and two nieces, Meghan and Lauryn Sargent, all of Brattleboro. Additionally he leaves several aunts, uncles, and cousins and a large host of friends.
Graveside services will be conducted Friday, March 1, at 11 am in Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery on Orchard Street. Friends are invited to call at the Atamaniuk Funeral Home on Thursday from 5 to 8 pm. To send messages of condolence visit www.atamaniuk.com.
Walter Neubert Sr.
HALIFAX- Walter Neubert Sr., a resident of Halifax, died Sunday, February 10, at his home. He was born in Czechoslovakia on July 30, 1933, the son of Anton and Josephine (Pescheck) Neubert. He was educated in Czechoslovakian schools, graduating as a certified electrician. Mr. Neubert worked for the US Army in Germany as a private mechanic, a cinema film operator, and for the Department of Public Works for the town of Wattschied, Germany.
He came to the United States in 1967 and worked as a contractor until 1980. Mr. Neuber worked for Kip Koehler-CDC Systems from 1980 until 1996 then retired to Halifax, where he worked for the remainder of his years for the Craft’s Inn in Wilmington. He loved sailing, working his land, tending to his chickens, and especially cutting the grass. He enjoyed spending time with his family and was always there to lend a helping hand to his fellow neighbor with his dogs by his side.
Mr. Neubert is survived by his son Walter Neubert Jr. and his wife Patricia of North Arlington, NJ; his granddaughter, Kristina(Neubert) Acevedo, and her husband Gabriel, and cherished great-grandson Andrew Acevedo, of Richmond,TX. He is also survived by three step-grandchildren, all of North Arlington, NJ. He was preceded in death by his wife Hannelore(Wittkemper) Neubert on December 31.
A celebration of the life for Walter Neubert Sr. and Hannelore Neubert will be announced later in the spring. Memorial gifts may be made to the Halifax Rescue Squad, c/o Covey-Allen and Shea Funeral Home PO Box 215, Wilmington, VT 05363. To send condolences visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com.