Roderick “Rod” Sweeney

Roderick “Rod” Sweeney, 48, passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at his home in Nashville, TN.

Rod was born in Davidson County, TN, on Feb. 12, 1972, to the late Wayne and June Biggs Sweeney.  He worked in construction and was a member of the band Tennessee Courage.

Rod is preceded in death by his parents and the mother of his children, Ami Copeland.

He is survived by his children, Jessee and Colbee Sweeney; brothers, Buzz and Jesse Sweeney [Kay McWhorter]; one granddaughter, Coralee Sweeney; and girlfriend, Gina Daniels.

A funeral service celebrating Rod’s life will be, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of Cheatham County Funeral Home.  The family will receive visitors on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 2 to 7 p.m. prior to service.

Cheatham County Funeral Home 615-792-2552 online condolences at


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