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GySgt. Harold Dean Bargeron, Sr.

GySgt. Harold Dean Bargeron, Sr.

August 14, 1935 - December 5, 2017     Age: 82

GySgt. Harold Dean Bargeron, Sr., age 82, of Fernandina Beach, passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City after a valiant 2 year battle with cancer.

He was one of twenty children born to the late Benjamin and Katie (Amerson) Bargeron on August 14, 1935 in Lyons, GA.

After high school, he enlisted in the US Marine Corp. and served with distinction from 1952-1973 serving proudly in Vietnam.  He retired as a Gunnery Sergeant.

He enjoyed fishing, watching Gunsmoke, The Andy Griffith Show and Wheel of Fortune.  He loved all animals especially his favorite four legged daughter “Cricket”.

Mr. Bargeron is preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Katie Bargeron, wife, Bobbie Jean Bargeron, daughter, Tami Molligi, grandson, Kelly Mixon and all of his siblings.

He leaves behind  his children; Pam (Ray) Lory, Elizabeth Laycock, Shontelle (David) Hardy and Harold (Julie) Bargeron, Jr., step-sons, Tony (Marie) Brown, Stan (Claudia) Brown and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends he loved with all his heart.

He was very devoted to all his children; he will always be in their hearts.

Services will be at 11:00 am on Monday, December 11, 2017 in the Burgess Chapel with Pastor Frank Camarotti officiating.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on Sunday at Oxley-Heard.

He will be laid to rest in Green Pine Cemetery with full military honors.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at https://dm2.gofund.me/gunnys-contribution-to-st-jude

6 Condolences

  • Sherry Sutton Posted December 7, 2017 2:36 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. Such a dear sweet man

  • Marine Corps League, 1017, Everett P. Pope Detachment Posted December 8, 2017 5:38 pm

    On behalf of the Everett P. Pope Detachment of the Marine Corps League, please accept our deepest condolence for your loss. We Thank GYSGT Bargeron and his Family for their dedication and loyalty to our Nation. Fair Winds and Following Seas Marine!

  • Nettie Newman Posted December 8, 2017 7:57 pm

    May your memories bring smiles, laughter and peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • Debbie Brown Posted December 9, 2017 11:47 am

    So sorry. Harold was a wonderful man. He was such a great Grandfather to Leigha and Laura. They loved him very much. My prayers will be with you all. Love, Debbie

  • Jeanie Crews Posted December 12, 2017 8:05 am

    To the Family. I am sorry to here about Harold. I have known him for years since he was married to Jean.
    I knew Jean for many more years. Jeanie Crews at State Farm

  • Arlene Lloyd Posted December 12, 2017 12:32 pm

    In looking in the book of memories of Uncle Harold as a child and as a grown man, I think the one thing I’ll miss the most is his smile. May you all take comfort knowing that he is smiling in Heaven.

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