In 2014, the warrior left for the Donbas with the 95th Air Assault Brigade and took part in the defense of Donetsk airport. Having demobilized in 2016, he joined the Right Sector's DUK. Six months ago, he was seriously wounded in a clash and stayed in a coma for nine days. Some time after, he returned to his comrades.
Serhii died in a clash with an enemy sabotage and reconnaissance group near Avdiivka's industrial area on Oct. 3. He saved 15 comrades at the cost of his own life. The hero was buried in the Alley of Glory at Haisyn's town cemetery.