Donald Ray "Donnie" Sweet
Donald Ray "Donnie" Sweet, 51, of Waynesboro, passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, at the University of Virginia Medical Center. Mr. Sweet was born on July 22, 1961, in Waynesboro, a son of the late Lewis Hall and Frances Lucille (Wiseman) Sweet Sr.
Donnie had previously worked as a police officer. He greatly enjoyed collecting coins, stamps, crystal dishes, and loved tinkering with computers. Donnie is survived by three daughters, Jennifer Lynn Sweet of Goshen, Rose Ann Sweet of Ventura, California, and Mary Elizabeth Sweet of Williamsburg; two brothers, Guy Thomas Sweet of Chesterfield and Lewis Hall Sweet Jr. of Smith Mountain Lake; a sister, Alice Jean (Sweet) McCutcheon of Waynesboro; a granddaughter, Elise Rae Hooton; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, October 27, 2012, at the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes with Pastor Lewis H. Sweet Jr. officiating. Burial will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or by visiting www.stjude.org. Those wishing may share a memory or an online condolence by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements entrusted to the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.
This obituary was originally published in the News Virginian.