Richard Leon Sweeten, 65, of Cameron passed away April 1, 2018, in Fort Smith. He was born Aug. 11, 1952, in Rock Island to the late Scott and Vola (Dotson) Sweeten. He was a former employee of Whirlpool and of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his wife, Dolores Sweeten of the home; two sons, Rick Sweeten of Huntington and Joseph Compton of Fort Smith; one daughter, Angela Bailey of Fort Smith; two sisters, Ilene Terry of Cameron and Geraldine Smolt of Rogers; and three grandchildren.

Private service will be held at a later date at his request. Cremation is under the direction of Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith.

To place an online tribute, go to www.lewisfuneralchapel.net.