Emidio "Mim" Sarmento

August 4, 1928March 31, 2018
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Emidio Albert Sarmento, age 89 passed away on Saturday March 31, 2018. Emidio was born August 4, 1928 in Dowingtown , Pennsylvania to Ida DeAscenzo Sarmento and Emidio Albert Sarmento.

Emidio was preceded in death by his wife Pat Sarmento; son William "Bill" Sarmento; father Emidio Albert Sarmento and mother Ida DeAscenzo Sarmento.

Emidio is survived by; son Gary Sarmento; daughter-in-law Lynn Sarmento; son Ray Sarmento; daughter-in-law Beth Sarmento all of Greenville SC; and daughter-in-law Melody (wife of Bill) of Hickory Tavern SC; grandchild Collins Sarmento (Stephanie), grandchild Sarah Grace Sarmento all of Charlotte NC, grandchild Christina Ayers (Kevin) of Fountain Inn SC, grandchild Will Rishovd (Abby) of Anderson SC, great grandchild Raylan Ayers and great grandchild Barrett Ayers of Fountain Inn SC, great grandchild James Rishovd and great grandchild Madeline Rishovd of Anderson SC and the newest addition to the Sarmento family, his great grandson Henry Brian Sarmento( son of Collins and Stephanie Sarmento of Charlotte NC). Mim was blessed to meet Henry on March 20, 2018

Emidio was an avid sports fan, Mim especially loved Notre Dame football and basketball. He was always present at Wade Hampton High School sports events when his grandchildren were in school there and was dubbed “Pops” by many athletes and fans at the school. Mim had an enthusiasm for life and family as evidenced by the fact that he was happiest when his family gathered together. He loved nothing more than a celebration of family and good Italian food.

A visitation for Emidio will be held Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Mackey Funerals and Cremations at Woodlawn Memorial Park, 1 Pine Knoll Drive, Greenville, SC 29609. A funeral service will occur Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 2:00 PM in The Chapel at Mackey Funerals and Cremations at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

The family will be at the home of Ray and Beth Sarmento following the funeral.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Emidio's memory may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care Foundation, P.O. Box 151, Drayton, South Carolina 29333 US,

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Sarmento family.


  • Visitation Thursday, April 5, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 5, 2018

Emidio "Mim" Sarmento

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Peggy and Greg Hamilton

April 8, 2018

Ray and Beth, and all the family we want you to know how sorry we are for your loss. I wish I had meet your Dad Ray. He sounds like a great man. God be with ya'll in the days ahead. Love to you all. Peggy and Greg

Judy Kirby-Link

April 6, 2018

Ray, Gary, Beth, Lynn and families. So very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad and difficult time.

Linda Saunders

April 5, 2018

Beth and Ray, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I know you will miss him greatly.

Doug Godard

April 3, 2018

We are very sorry for your loss. Our heart felt condolences to you all. You'll certainly be in our prayers.

Richard and Beth Zeller

April 3, 2018

So sorry for your loss, Pops so loved his family and we know he will be missed. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers for the days ahead.

Steve Whaley

April 2, 2018

Sorry to learn of your father's passing. We send our prayers and condolences to you and your family.

Mark Williams

April 2, 2018

There was nothing like Pasta Night at the Sarmento' s. Pat and Mims made sure a fledgling businessman in Augusta never went hungry!! I love you both and your family dearly. God Bless!

Todd & Alece Wooten

April 2, 2018

So sorry for your loss.
Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.