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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Nov 13, 2018

After facing a battle with cancer, Franklin Rep. Charles Sargent died on Tuesday, The Tennessean reports. He was 73. The Franklin Republican was one of the senior members of the Tennessee General Assembly, where he headed up the House Finance, Ways and Means Committee to create the state's budgets for the last eight years. He's served in the legislature since 1996. Last October, Sargent announced he would retire from the legislature after 2018 to deal with his mounting health issues. Visitation will be at Williamson Memorial on Nov. 17 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. His funeral will take place on Nov. 18 at First Presbyterian Church on Franklin Road in Franklin. Services will start at 2 p.m.