Arthur Sweatt, Jr.



LANCASTER, SC:::::::::: Mr. Arthur Sweatt, Jr., age 88, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017 at his home. He was born April 15, 1929 in Lancaster, a son of the late Arthur Sweatt, Sr. and Mamie Sweatt and was the husband of the late Effie Maxine Lloyd Sweatt. Mr. Sweatt was a retired brick mason. He loved his dog Brownie, enjoyed fishing, being outdoors, and spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren. He was a member at New Cut Presbyterian Church.

Mr. Sweatt is survived by a daughter, Cathy Outen and her husband Denny of Waxhaw, NC; three step-daughters, Effie Mae Farmer of Rock Hill, Mary Boone of Pageland and Peggy Lee of Winchester, VA; a sister, Marie Sweatt Mackey of Lancaster; and 18 grandchildren.

Mr. Sweatt was preceded in death by a son, Ricky Lee Sweatt; a brother, Caldwell Sweatt; and two sisters, Rosa Sweatt and Eula Sweatt.

The Celebration of Life Memorial Service for Mr. Sweatt will be 2:00 pm Sunday, January 15, 2017 at New Cut Presbyterian Church by Rev. Brian Martin. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Cut Presbyterian Church, 2617 New Cut Church Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.