James Edward Sweat, 61

Published 9:31 am Wednesday, January 18, 2023

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James Edward Sweat, 61, of New Tazewell, passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2023, at the Claiborne Medical Center in Tazewell. He was born in Middlesboro on August 8, 1961, a son of the late Virginia Brooks Inman and Charles E. Sweat. He was a mountaineer and had worked in the coal mines. He served in the United States Army National Guard.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Charles H. Sweat and Andy Sweat.
James is survived by a brother, Glen Sweat; niece, Chasity Sweat Thomas and her husband, Robert; nephews, Jon Sweat, and Daniel Sweat; and a host of great nieces and nephews, and many friends.
Memorial services will be on Saturday, January 21, 2023, at 12:00 PM at Greasy Hollow Lake in Speedwell, Tennessee.
Arnett & Steele Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Pineville, Kentucky is honored to serve the Sweat Family. Light a candle of remembrance and sign the guest register at www.arnettsteele.com.