DAHLONEGA, Ga. - Memorial services celebrating the life of Sidney P. Agent Jr., 45, of Dahlonega, Ga., will be noon Friday, October 12, 2012, at the Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral home. Inurnment will be in National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal. Memorials may be to the family for an educational fund to be established for his daughter, Jadelyn.
Mr. Agent passed away September 29, 2012, in Dahlonega as a result of injuries received in a motorcycle accident.
Sidney Paul Agent Jr. was born April 17, 1967, in Bakersfield, Calif., the son of Sidney and Shirley Agent Sr. He graduated in 1985 from Hawthorne High School, Hawthorne, Calif., and joined the Army. He was united in marriage to Jennifer Oaks in 1991 in Redlands, Calif., and although they later divorced, they remained good friends along with her parents Lyle and Sue Lund of Muscatine.
Sidney retired from the Army at Fort Campbell after 20 years of service that stationed him in Germany, Australia, South Korea, and more recently Iraq and Afghanistan. He was a ranger and a member of the 101st Airborne and had taught survival skills to other service members.
For the past two years he had worked as a mechanic at Frazier's Harley-Davidson of Buford, Ga., and just been promoted to assistant service manager.
He loved the outdoors and loved to fish, hunt, skateboard, surf, and ride motorcycles. He was a member and VP of the Wingmen Motorcycle Club.
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Survivors include his beloved daughters, Jadelyn Agent, Coal Valley, and Ashley Bettinger, Dahlonega; mother, Shirley Seaton, Davenport; sisters, April Agent, Covina, Calif., and Patty (Doug) Davis, Fontana, Calif.; paternal grandmother, Blanche Fonville, Murray, Ky.; aunt, Joyce Ferri; niece and nephews, Tiffany Davis, Douglas Davis, Richard Agent, and Matthew and Michael Reiner; cousins Bobby and Billy; and his chocolate lab, "Duchess."
His father, stepfather, James Seaton, paternal grandfather, Guy Fonville, and maternal grandparents, preceded him in death.
Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Sidney's obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com.