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Donald Boyd Argersinger



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Donald Boyd Argersinger, age 88, passed away Monday, March 1. He was born January 30, 1933, in Amsterdam, N.Y., to Boyd Fox and Anna Stube Argersinger, and spent his childhood years in nearby Fonda, N.Y.

Don was a resident of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. He was Methodist by faith and a member of the Point Washington United Methodist Church. He graduated from Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y., in 1955, receiving his bachelor’s degree in business administration. Don was a veteran of the United States Armed Forces, serving his country in the Army Reserve with over 30 years of service, retiring as a colonel. He worked as a signal corps officer in the Army Reserve, and as an informational technologist and systems planner with Bristol Myers, Chesebrough-Ponds, and Unilever for over 30 years.

Don was an avid golfer who, before moving to Florida, enjoyed many years as a member of the Newtown Country Club. He had a fondness for the Maine coast and spent many enjoyable hours on the rocky coast of Boothbay Harbor. Having a devoted dog at his side brought him much joy over his lifetime.

Don was preceded in death by his father and mother.

A devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Don is survived by his wife of 27 years, Diane J. Argersinger, of Santa Rosa Beach; three children, Susan Bryant and husband, Carl, of Santa Rosa Beach, Philip Argersinger and wife, Yelena, of Santa Rosa Beach, and Janet King and husband, Andrew, of Yarmouth, Maine; three stepchildren, Deborah DeGirolamo and husband, Frank, Lisa Kelleager and husband, Colin, and Richard Sprandel and wife, Andrea; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Friends and family are welcome to attend graveside service on Saturday, March 6, at 2 pm, at Historic Gulf Cemetery, 1466 South County Highway 393, Santa Rosa Beach, with Reverend Amy Persons officiating and military honors provided by the United States Army.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Point Washington United Methodist Church, 1290 North County Highway 395, Santa Rosa Beach FL 32459 or pwumc.org/give.

You may view obituaries, offer condolences, and sign the guest book at clary-glenn.com.

Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Homes & Crematory is entrusted with the arrangements.

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  1. sfrenkel says:

    Dear Diane & all family, we were so sad to hear about the passing of Don. We have great memories that we cherish always. Susan Frenkel & Ralph Haberstroh

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