OBITUARY

James William Sweeney Jr.

February 6, 1943March 29, 2018

James William Sweeney, Jr. was born on February 6, 1943 in Louisville to the late James W. Sweeney, Sr., and Grace (Windell) Sweeney, and passed from this life on March 29, 2018. Mr. Sweeney was retired from the Ford Motor Co. where he worked for 30 years and was a member of Valley View Church where he was very active in the Helping Hands Ministry. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Sharon Sue Sweeney. Left to cherish his memory is his son, Jimmy Sweeney (Leigh); step daughters, Tammy Riggs and Karen Cooper; a brother, Norman Sweeney (Beth); a sister, Jean Pierce; and 3 grandchildren. Funeral services for Mr. Sweeney will be held at noon on Wednesday in the Southern Chapel of Arch L. Heady & Son, 3601 Taylor Blvd. with interment to follow in Louisville Memorial Gardens West. Visitation will be from 2-8 pm on Tuesday. Memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association. Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family at, www.archlheadysouthernfh.com.

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  • . In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Sharon Sue Sweeney. Left to cherish his memory is his son, Jimmy Sweeney (Leigh); step daughters, Tammy Riggs and Karen Cooper; a brother, Norman Sweeney (Beth); a sister, Jean Pierce; and 3 grandchildren.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, April 3, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, April 4, 2018
  • Committal Service Wednesday, April 4, 2018
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James William Sweeney Jr.

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Jennifer Adams

April 4, 2018

I remember how incredibly sweet he & Sue were to me after Jeremy & I were married. When Jeremy took me by after we were married it was like they were welcoming me into their family. So incredibly sweet.
He will be missed. Hugs & prayers.

Linda Sanders

April 1, 2018

Tammy & Jimmy so sorry to hear of your Dad passing. I know he will be with Sue once again. RIP Jimmy.

FROM THE FAMILY