Donald Bell Sweeney, of Liberty, passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2022, in Lexington, KY. He was 72.
Born July 10, 1949, in Louisville, KY, he was a son of the late Dr. Garnett Jones Sweeney, Sr. and Virginia Bell Sweeney. Don is co-owner of First Choice Auctions. He is the former co-owner of United Country Realty in Liberty. Don was always active in his community. He was a former board member for the Casey County School Board and the Ag/Expo Center. He was active in starting the Casey County Heritage Days. Don was a former president of Hickory Hills Country Club. He was a former Little League baseball and basketball coach. Don was a member of the First Christian Church in Liberty.
Survivors include his sons, Clay (and Jerusha) Sweeney of Hustonville and Ben (and Tawney) Sweeney of Louisville; brother, Dr. G.J. (and Shelley) Sweeney, Jr. of Lexington; sister, Barbara Sue (and Larry) Griffin of Liberty; 3 grandchildren, Justin, Connor, and Tori; and the mother of his children, Pam Sweeney of Danville.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM on Monday, April 4, 2022, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00AM until 2:00PM on Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions in Don’s memory are suggested to the Casey County Board of Education, 1922 N. US 127, Liberty, KY 42539 or to the Casey County Hospital, 187 Wolford Avenue, Liberty, KY 42539.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with online guestbook and video tribute available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
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