John Sweeney - Austin Funeral & Cremation Services

John Sweeney

Died: January 26, 2020
Current City: Brentwood, Tennessee

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5115 Maryland Way
Brentwood, TN 37027
Phone: 615.377.0775

Honoring John Sweeney

John William Sweeney passed away on January 26, 2020 at the age of 97. He was the son of Dennis and Mary Elvira Sweeney of Warren, Arkansas. John was preceded in death by his much-loved wife, Mary Elizabeth Sweeney and daughter-in-law, Sandi Sweeney. He is survived by 5 children, Suzy Sweeney (Billy Escue), Mary Lou Guinle, John Sweeney, Jr., Charley Sweeney and Ginger Oglesby (Ken); nine grandchildren, Daniel Guinle (Hope), Nathan Guinle (Shelly McElwee Guerinot), Tricia Greer (Ryan), John Sweeney III (Christy), Elizabeth Sweeney, Dan McNally (Sara), Amanda McNally, Charleigh Stephens (Jason) and Madalyn Roberts (Jason); and eleven great grandchildren.

John was a true self-made man who spent his professional life in road construction with over 50 years of service with Rogers Group. He was a past president of the TN Road Builders Association.

There will be a time of visitation with John’s family on Saturday, February 8 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at Brentwood Baptist Church. A private burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Franklin, TN. Memorials may be made to the TRBA Scholarship Fund, 213 Fifth Ave. N. #100, Nashville, TN 37219 or the charity of your choice.

Let it be said that he plowed a straight row.

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