Jerold L. Sweet, "Jerry", of Galt, CA was born Oct. 26, 1930 to Loretta Bates Sweet and Ernest Sweet. He went to be with our Heavenly Father on Feb. 9, 2013. Jerry was a Christian and attended Horizon Community Church in Galt. He was a husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He is a veteran of the US Air Force. He enjoyed family and numerous hobbies, including NASCAR, restoring antique gas and steam engines, oil field equipment and tractors. He was an active member of Smokers of Bakersfield and several engine clubs. He was preceded in death by his wife Margaret. Survivors include brothers, Larry Sweet (Virgie), Bob Sweet (Jan), sister, Lora Warfield (Lynn) all of Bakersfield, son, Jerold E. Sweet (Karen) of Galt, daughter, Wanda Taylor (Mark) of Texas, 4 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren. Services will be Friday, Feb. 15, at the Bakersfield National Cemetery at 9:15 a.m. Family requests in lieu of flowers, please donate to the veterans. Lodi Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.