Sunday, October 21, 2012

Sunday's Obituary: Joe McArthur "Mac" Sweat

Joe McArthur Mac Sweat: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice

Florida Times-Union, The (Jacksonville, FL) - September 1, 2005
Deceased Name: Joe McArthur Mac Sweat

FL United States

SWEAT Joe McArthur “Mac” Sweat, 53, who was born on Nov. 30, 1951 and passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2005 following a brief illness. Mr. Sweat was the owner of Intercom & Sound, Inc. and was preceded in death by his father and mother, Joe L. Sweat and Elizabeth Tapley Sweat. Survivors include his loving wife of 31 years, Donna Hicks Sweat; sons: Jacob McArthur Sweat and Caleb Chulton Sweat; brother, Ronald L. (Vicki) Sweat; sister, Jenny (Dave) Pettigrew; uncle, Rev. J. Marvin Sweat, Jr.; loving-in-laws; Jesse C. and Betty Hicks; sisters-in-law; Terry (Dave) Perrigo and Brenda (Tim) Robertson; many cousins, nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends on Friday, 6:30-8:30 PM at HARDAGE-GIDDENS RIVERMEAD FUNERAL HOME, 950 Park Ave, Orange Park. Memorial services will be held Saturday, 11 AM at Orange Park United Methodist Church, 2051 Park Ave, Orange Park with Pastor Pearl Boles officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in honor of Mac to OrangePark United Methodist Church. Please Sign the Guestbook @ 

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Mac Sweat was descended from my 3rd great grand uncle, James L. Tapley.  He was my 5th cousin.

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