William H. SweetWilliam H. Sweet of Webberville, age 71, died on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Sparrow Hospital of Lansing surrounded by his family and friends. Funeral services were held at 1pm Friday, November 1, 2019 at the O’Guinn Family Funeral Home in Clio, with Pastor Nate Kingsley officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Morris City Cemetery. The family received visitors at the funeral home on Friday from 11am until the time of service at 1pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Research Foundation. William was born July 19, 1948 in Flint, Michigan to the late William and Catherine (Holloway) Sweet. He was raised in the Mt. Morris area where he also attended school. William married Ellie Williams in Belleville and together they enjoyed 49 years. Mr. Sweet served in the U.S. Coast Guard. He worked for the Detroit Carpenters Union, Local #687 for 25 years before retiring.
William was a member of Vantown Community Church in Webberville. He enjoyed hunting, gardening, his orchard, and was known for always having a cup of coffee. William loved to fish and earned his captain’s license to take out his own charter boat. Above all, he loved spending time with his family and friends. William was always there to offer a helping hand to anyone.
Surviving are: Wife, Ellie Sweet; Daughter, Jennifer (Eric) Soderberg; Son, Ryan (Krystal) Sweet; 6 grandchildren: Tyler Harrison, Shane Harrison, Alexis Soderberg, Kody Sweet, Logan Sweet, and Lillian Sweet; 1 great grandson, Landon Whaley; Sister, Sharon (Michael) Bois; Many nieces, nephews, other loving family members and dear friends. William was also preceded in death by his brother, Gary Sweet. Please sign our guest book or share an online condolence with the family at www.oguinnfh.com