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