New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | December 18, 2018

William Eugene Sweat


William Eugene Sweat, 89, of New Kent, passed away October 28, 2017.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Janet L. Sweat; parents, Liston and Lettie Sweat; daughter, Susan Sweat Taylor; and son, William “Bill” Sweat Jr.

He is survived by his son, John P. Sweat (Victoria); daughter, Lee Pope (John); six grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, Nov. 2, 5-7 p.m. at Billey’s-Central, 3801 Augusta Ave. A funeral will be held on Friday, Nov. 3, 1 p.m. at Billey’s-Central. Interment will follow in Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Amelia.

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