LaMoyne Sweeney, 90, of Vienna passed away Aug. 5, 2013, at Heartland of Marietta.
He was born in Shirley, W.Va., on Dec. 31, 1922, son of the late Bayard and Clara Underwood Sweeney.
LaMoyne had worked with Acme Fishing Tool for more than 30 years and retired from Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. where he has served as an agent for more than 20 years.
His faith played an important role in his life, he was a quiet gentleman who always enjoyed helping others. He had been instrumental with keeping the Cedar Grove Church of Christ at Shirley open for many years. He had also been active with the Lynn Street Church of Christ and recently with the North End Church of Christ. He and his wife, Helen, always enjoyed going to the Friday night church sings around the area.
Surviving LaMoyne are his wife, Helen Phillips Sweeney; son LaVerne Sweeney of Grafton, W.Va.; daughter Jennifer Parsons of Charlotte, N.C.; grandchildren Darric Sweeney, Bryan Parsons and Lindsey; great grandchildren Jackson and Ruth Parsons, Taylor Ingram; stepdaughters Joy Bowen and David, Karen Fisher and Richard; four step grandchildren Michelle, Mindy, Eric and Traci.
In addition to his parents, LaMoyne was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth Lee Davis Sweeney; brothers Dewayne Sweeney and Bayard Sweeney Jr.; and sister Gwendolyn Coffman.
Services are at 11 a.m. today at the North End Church of Christ with Minister Steven Haguewood officiating. Visitation is from 10-11 a.m. today at the church. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent by visiting LeavittFuneralHome.com