Dwight Sweeney

Dwight Sweeney

RANTOUL – Dwight Sweeney Sr., 58, of Rantoul died unexpectedly on the afternoon of Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana.

He was born Oct. 13, 1954, in Lake Charles, La., a son of Larry and Leta (Haynes) Sweeney. He married Merry Palmatier on Nov. 15, 1975, in Las Vegas. She preceded him in death on June 13, 2012.

He is survived by a son, Dwight Sweeney, Jr. of Fisher; a daughter, Joanne Sweeney of Rantoul; his mother, Leta Sweeney of Decatur; a brother, Joel Sweeney of Decatur; a sister, Sherry (Steve) Quick of St. Joseph; and three grandchildren, Dallas, Nevaeh and Kira.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Private services will be held. Arrangements are being handled by Lux Memorial Chapel, Rantoul.