SCPO William ("Duke") SweetAugust 19, 1962 ~ July 18, 2017 (age 54)
SPCO William Duke Sweet of Ardmore was born on August 19, 1962 in Georgetown, OH to Duke Sweet & Eileen (Minton) Sweet. He passed from this life on Tuesday July 18, 2017 at his home in Ardmore at the age of 54 years.
Mr. Sweet moved to Oklahoma from Russellville, OH in October of 2016 where he lived the remainder of his life. William attended school at Eastern Brown High School in Russellville, OH & at age 17 he joined the United States Navy in 1979 where he served his country as a Senior Chief with pride for 25 years. Some of the many places that William was stationed were California, Virginia, & Guam. William met & married Donna Baker in Imperial Beach, CA on July 09, 1988. Donna stood by his side through trials & tribulations.
William loved to fish, play harmonica, play guitar, playing with his dogs, & he loved to gamble. He had a great sense of humor & could make anyone laugh & would do anything for anyone.
William leaves behind to cherish his memory:
Wife: Donna (Baker) Sweet of the home
Daughters: Jazzmin Sweet of Cincinnati, OH
Christina Sweet of Medford, OR
Barbara Ann Baker of Davis, OK
Son-In-Law: Robert Monroe of California
Sister: Valerie Lytle of Russellville, OH
Brothers: Dennis Sweet of Russellville, OH
Jim Griffith of Russellville, OH
Brother-In-Laws: Roger Baker of Ardmore, OK
Gary Lytle of Russellville, OH
Father-In-Law: Ralph "Ralphie Boy" Baker of Ardmore, OK
Mother-in-Law: Julie Baker of Ardmore, OK
Grandson: Robert Scott Monroe of California
Nieces: Becky Baker of Ardmore, OK
Summer Sweet of Russellville, OH
William is also survived by his loving dogs: Harley "Peekaboo" Sweet & Peanut Sweet
William was preceded in death by:
Brother: Carl Sweet
Brother-In-Law: Scott Baker
Granddaughter: Sadie Annette
Memorial services with full military honors will be held on Saturday July 22 at 11am at the The Johnston County War Memorial in Tishomingo. Reverend Roger Hartwell will officiate the services. Services are being held under the direction & care of Tishomingo Funeral Home.