James Sweeting

Obituary of James W. Sweeting

James W. Sweeting Brockport: August 24, 1940 – August 27, 2020, age 80 Jim was predeceased by his parents, Red and Mary (Glynn) Sweeting, his brother Willie, niece Katie, and many other family members and friends. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Ellen (Eichler) Sweeting, his children, Carolyn (Dan), Robert (Karen), Tricia (Bill), grandchildren, Michael, Daniel, Rachel, James, Jacob, Matthew, Charlie, Natalie, Christopher, William and his beloved pet, Gigi. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Ann Sweeting, and his nephew and niece David (Lisa) and Susie (Bill) Armstrong and their families. Also surviving him are cousins, Randy (Bonnie) Sweeting, Kathy (Rocky) Glynn Krein, and Bill Glynn. Jim was a life-long resident of Brockport and after graduating from Brockport High School he served for two years in the U.S. Army. He returned home to the town he loved, and worked at his father’s business. He met a girl from Long Island, married her and they started a family. He established Sweeting Enterprises in 1975. Jim and his son Rob worked side by side to grow the business into a well-known and respected paving and contracting company. Jim was extremely proud of his family and the accomplishments of his children and grandchildren. He really enjoyed attending all of his grandchildren’s’ sporting events and cheering them on. Jim was also a fan of local dirt track racing and supporting his grandson James in the 11J car. He had high expectations for all and never shied away from telling you what he thought. Family will receive friends on Monday August 31st from 4-6 PM at the Fowler Funeral Home Inc. 340 West Ave., Brockport. In lieu of flowers, we invite you to donate to Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue or local animal shelter of your choice in memory of Jim. Masks are required and social distancing protocols will be followed.
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Monday
31
August

Visitation

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday, August 31, 2020
Fowler Funeral Home Inc.
340 West Ave
Brockport, New York, United States
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