ELKHART-Elzy J. “Jeffery” Sweeten Jr., 30, passed away June 20, 2022. He was born June 4, 1992, in Elkhart, IN.
Surviving is his father, Elzy (Christie) Sweeten Sr., mother, Elaine Kentner, 2 sons, Mason, Maverick, 11 siblings, Patricia, Stephnie, B.J., Joe, Charlie, Tim Sickles, Kellison Black, Airck Black, Ashlie, Wyatt (Alivia Stamm), and Brandon (Larissa) Cassity. Also surviving are several friends who were more like family including, Adam Perkins, Larry Bragg, Derek (Kaitlea) Smith, Jimmy and Westley Gearin and numerous other family members.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Elzie A. Sweeten, Juanita (William) Tripp, maternal grandparents, Judy Grinsley, Charles A. Harris, aunt, Brenda Gearin and an uncle, Jeremy Bair.
Jeffery worked at Majestic Security and was a member of Southside Baptist Church where he was also baptized. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and feeling the freedom it gave him. His family and children were what he lived for, and they truly meant the world to him. Jeffery will be remembered as a kindhearted man that wore his heart on his sleeve and was loved by all who knew him.
Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the 3 p.m. celebration of life service Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at Southside Baptist Church, 29064 County Road 16, Elkhart, IN 46516.
Memorial contributions may be given to the family to help offset expenses on their Go Fund me page.
Elkhart Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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