Former Williamson County State Rep. Charles Sargent dies

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Former Williamson County Representative Charles Sargent has passed away FOX 17 News confirms.

The Franklin Republican served for 22 years but announced he would not run for the seat this year as he battled illness.

Mayor Kevin Brooks issued his condolences on Twitter, stating "Thank you for many years of patiently allowing me to sit next to you on the House Floor, Finance Committee and Budget. Your selfless service and wise counsel will stay with me the rest of my life. Rest Well My Friend."

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