The Norman Transcript


November 14, 2012

Brian Douglas Sargent

NORMAN — Brian Douglas Sargent, 46, passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in Oklahoma City. He was born April 10, 1966, in Pomona, Calif., to Douglas and Cathy (Marston) Sargent.

Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the Noble Church of the Nazarene, 4201 E. Maguire Road in Noble.

Brian was united in marriage to his best friend, Tammy Ann Taranto on Feb. 23, 1996, in Norman.

Brian was the ranch foreman for Willow Creek Farms in Goldsby for the past 15 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping with his boys. Brian had a full life and was proud of his children and grandchildren. He shared with everyone that they were his greatest accomplishments. His grandchildren loved picking vegetables with Grandpa every day in the summer from his garden. Brian listened to classic rock and was a fan of the Miami Dolphins. He enjoyed cooking, watching westerns and NASCAR. Brian never met a stranger and was loved by all who knew him. He will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his father, Douglas Sargent.

Brian is survived by his wife of 28 years, Tammy Sargent; his mother, Cathy Deal of Ensign, Kan.; three sons, Brian Sargent Jr. and wife Sarah, Justin Sargent and Dalton Sargent, all of Noble; three grandchildren, Adrian Sargent, Brian Dylan Sargent and Brooke Alyxandria Sargent; sister, Kimmy Alcala and children of Dodge City, Kan.; sister-in-law, Alice Sargent and children of Idabel; brother-in-law, Victor Taranto III and children of Kenner, La.; his aunt, Peggy Bray and husband Kenny of Wrightwood, Calif.; along with cousins, nieces, nephews and additional family and friends.

Arrangements for Brian and his family have been placed in the care of the Vice family at Havenbrook Funeral Home in Norman.

Online condolences may be shared at

Norman Transcript, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012

For local news and more, subscribe to The Norman Transcript Smart Edition, or our print edition.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • James K. West

    James K. West, 70, of Tulsa, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014. Jim was born Aug, 17, 1943, in Sentinel. He was a former resident and businessman in Norman....

    July 23, 2014

  • Dr. Tibor József Herczeg

    “The ancient order opens to readmit me. I lean out on the windy stars.” — János Pilinszky. Apocrypha Dr. Tibor József Herczeg, 87, emeritus professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Oklahoma, died Monday, July 7, 2014....

    July 22, 2014

  • Elbert Don Idlett

    Elbert Don Idlett died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Noble at the age of 60 years, 4 months and 14 days....

    July 22, 2014

  • Johnny Allen Cossey

    Johnny Allen Cossey, 55, of Noble, passed away Monday, July 14, 2014, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. A memorial service to honor Johnny’s life will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the Noble Assembly of God Church, 100 W. ...

    July 20, 2014

  • Steven Matthew Sparks

    Steven Matthew ‘Matt’ Sparks, 34, beloved son, brother, nephew, cousin and friend, passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014. Matt was born Feb. 7, 1980, in Elk City. After living abroad in several countries during his childhood due to his ...

    July 20, 2014

  • Donald Leon Conn

    Donald Leon Conn was born March 12, 1937, in Lexington to Harvey and Wilma (May) Conn. He passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at his home in Noble....

    July 18, 2014

  • Thomas Joseph ‘T.J.’ Cotrone

    Thomas Joseph “T.J.” Cotrone, 36, of Norman, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014. He was born Nov. 21, 1977, in Queens, N.Y., to Thomas Joseph Cotrone Sr. and Deborah Lynn Carlisle....

    July 18, 2014

  • Pamela ‘Pam’ Ruth Deen

    Funeral services for Pamela “Pam” Ruth Deen will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Midway Hill Baptist Church, with Pastor Willard McCartney Jr. officiating....

    July 17, 2014

  • T.J. Cotrone

    T.J. Cotrone, 36, of Norman, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014. He was born Nov. 21, 1977, in Queens, N.Y., to Thomas Joseph Cotrone Sr. and Deborah Lynn Carlisle....

    July 17, 2014

  • Karen Kealy Peak

    Karen Kealy Peak, 63, of Fort Clark Springs, Texas, formerly of Norman and Tampa, Fla., was born Nov. 23, 1950, in Dallas and died Monday, July 7, 2014....

    July 17, 2014