Daniel Wayne "Dan" Sweat
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GREENVILLE - Daniel "Dan" Wayne Sweat, 54, passed peacefully Thursday, December 14, 2017 at his home in Greenville. Born August 16, 1963 in Augusta, GA; the son of Florine Sweat and the late Russell D. Sweat and beloved husband of 24 years to Holly Sweat. He is survived by his children, Mason Sweat, Taylor Apsitis and husband Joshua. Dan is also survived by his two sisters, two brothers, and their families. Daniel was a cherished husband, father, brother, and friend.
Daniel will be fondly remembered for his compassionate heart and gentle spirit. Dan was a loving, fun, and humble man putting the needs of others and his family first. He had a servant's heart and a desire to make a positive impact on all he encountered. His joy and love for the Lord, family, friends, and job was inspiring to all who knew him. In the midst of all he faced, he had a passion and joy for life, a constant smile, and positive attitude. Dan will be forever missed by all who knew him, but there is comfort knowing that he is healed and in a better place.
"It's All Good."
Funeral service will be held 2:00pm on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at the Chapel of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory, 106 Cherryville Road, Shelby, NC 28150 with Rev. Tony Tench officiating. The family will welcome visitors prior to the service from 11 am to 1:30 pm at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Sunset Cemetery.
A celebration of life will be held in Greenville, NC at a future time.
Memorial contributions can be made to Mercer Law School as a gift for the Daniel W. Sweat Memorial Scholarship, 1021 Georgia Avenue, Macon, GA 31207. Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mr. Sweat. Guest Registry is available at www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com

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Published in The Daily Reflector on Dec. 17, 2017.
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January 7, 2018
Holly. You would always tell me that God had a plan for all of our lives. You were so blessed to have such precious gems like Mr. Dan and your family. I am so blessed to know and love you. I am sorry for your loss.
Barbara Peterson
January 2, 2018
Holly, I am so very sorry for the loss of your beloved husband. You are such an amazing women with great courage and strength. I have watched you through this battle and hope that one day when I am going through tough times, I will handle it with grace and wisdom like you. I am glad that Dan is in a better place and no longer suffering. Lots of love and positive energy.
Shareen Berkowitz
January 2, 2018
You are one of the strongest women I know. I admire your strength and faithfulness to God. I'm here if you need me. Love you.
Tanikeya Hill
December 25, 2017
Hi Holly,
Very sorry for your loss. I will remember you and your family in prayer during this difficult time.
David Perry
December 23, 2017
Holly and family, I'm am a former CCC student of Holly's. I am very sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Julie Harmon
December 23, 2017
So sorry for your loss but earth has no sorrow Heaven cannot heal.
Sandra Cates
December 21, 2017
Holly...we grieve but not as others grieve who have no hope. Jesus has conquered death. Dan is now the best he's ever been. We will rejoice with him. May you and your family know the special grace of Jesus and the Holy Spirit at this time.
Norm Collins
December 21, 2017
So sorry for your loss. Jesus wept after the death of his friend Lazarus. John 11:35 We weep along with you. His example was written in the Bible to give us hope.
Rom. 15:4
December 19, 2017
so sorry to hear of your loss, I attender Georgia College with Danny. He was a great friend and brother in Christ. My prayers for the family at this time
craig henry
December 17, 2017
Cherish all the fun times and laughter we shared growing up at Jefferson street baptist church. Danny was a sweet guy! You and your family are in our Thoughts and Prayers.
Susan Daughtry
December 17, 2017
Dearest Holly/family: My heart love and prayers are with you as I wrap my arms around you in peace and comfort. My deepest condolences. God bless you now and always.
Rita Babian
December 16, 2017
Dear Holly and family,

We send our dearest condolences for your loss. Your family will always be in our thoughts and prayers.
Kuo Family
December 16, 2017
Our family is saddened to hear of Dan's passing. May the God of peace remain with you now and through the days to come. God bless you.
The Pate family
December 16, 2017
I worked with Dan when we lived in North Carolina. He was such a fantastic person. I learned a lot from him, and I am so grateful for the opportunity to have known him. Much love and peace to Holly and family.
Christina Deidesheimer
December 16, 2017
I work with Natalie Sweat and I want to share my condolences to the family. God Bless you all and my prayers are with you.
Melinda Montano
December 16, 2017
I remember Danny from Jefferson Street Baptist Church when we were very young. He was such a sweet guy! He is no longer in pain now. I pray for peace & comfort for all of his family!
Katrina Miller
December 16, 2017
Holly and family....my thoughts and prayers are with each of you in the passing of Dan. We know of our Lord's presence with us all the time but especially in the time of the loss of a loved one. Dan fought the good fight, and now he is in the arms of Jesus free from pain. "Be still and know that I am God" Ps. 46:10.
Diane Rabon
Diane Rabon
December 15, 2017
I worked with Dan for a number of years. I will remember him for his passion, enthusiasm, sense of humor and ever present positive attitude. Dan's days were filled with joy. He will be sorely missed.

-Ken Nanney
December 15, 2017
Dearest Holly, our sincere condolences to you and the family. Praying for the peace that surpasses all understanding. In Jesus Name....Tanzy Wallace and Family
Tanzy Wallace
December 15, 2017
We Love you Dan. We will meet again!
Joni and JM Terry
Joni and JM Terry
December 15, 2017
I have heard many great things about Dan and wish we could have met. Our deepest sympathies to the family; a great family.
Sean Harris
December 15, 2017
Holly and family.....I am a former CCC student of yours Holly. I send sincere heartfelt prayers for you and your families. God bless you all...Nannette Leonhart
Nannette Leonhart
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