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Lonnie David Sweatt

June 29, 1938 — August 10, 2023

Chesterfield, SC

Lonnie David Sweatt

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Chesterfield, SC

 

          Mr. Lonnie David Sweatt, age 85, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, August 10, 2023. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, August 15, 2023 from the Chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Pastor Tracy Hinson and Dr. Lindsey Powell. Burial with full military honors will follow in the Lower Macedonia Memorial Gardens. The family will greet friends from 1:00 – 2:00 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.

 

          Mr. Sweatt was born June 29, 1938 in Cheraw, SC a son of the late Lonnie and Ruth Kathleen Jarrell Sweatt. He was a member of the SC Army National Guard and served 21 years, and 9 days of active duty in the U.S. Air Force, including a tour in a Vietnam. Following his military career, Lonnie retired from Carolina Canners after 20 years of service. He was a member of Lower Macedonia Baptist Church. He loved the Lord, his country, and family. In his spare time, Lonnie enjoyed “piddling” on anything he thought needed repairing.

 

          In addition to his parents, Mr. Sweatt was also preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Margie Faye Starling Sweatt; and siblings, Virginia Starling, Patti Driggers, and Catherine Felts.

 

          Survivors include his children, Mona (Milton) Johnson of Hartsville, SC, Howard June Bunting, Jr., Lora (Chip) Canipe both of Chesterfield, SC, Donna Powers of Asheboro, NC, Charles Raeford (Sherry) Bunting of Cheraw, SC; grandchildren, Kevin Powers, Charlie Lane, Russell Powers, Justin Bunting, Christy Johnson, and Casey Johnson; great grandchildren, Evan, Callie, Gracie, Dallas, Aden, Emma, and Kerstin; brother, Eddie (Carolyn) Sweatt of Holden Beach, NC; sister-in-law, Nellie Parker of Mocksville, NC; and numerous nieces and nephews.

 

          Memorials may be made to Lower Macedonia Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1594, Cheraw, SC 29520.

 

 

 

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Sweatt family.   

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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Miller Rivers Caulder Funeral Home

318 East Main St., Chesterfield, SC 29709

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home Chapel

318 E Main St, Chesterfield, SC 29709

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Interment

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Lower Macedonia Memorial Gardens

Bear Creek Rd, SC 29709

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