Rachel Dunbar Sweatte, 89 of Beaufort, SC, died Friday, November 23, 2018 at Sprenger Health Care in Port Royal, SC.\nThe family will receive friends on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Anderson Funeral Home in Beaufort, SC. Visitation is from 1:30pm - 2:30pm. The funeral service celebrating her life will be held at 3:00pm. \nRachel Elizabeth Dunbar was born on October 5, 1929 in Pine Town, N.C. She was the daughter of the late Rufus and Nina Dunbar. She was raised in Elizabeth City, NC.\nRachel was active in church growing up, and sang soprano in the choir. She lost her mother when she was 12 years old. She married her beloved husband, Leo in 1947. The couple moved to Beaufort, SC later that year, and Leo went to work for the Beaufort Post Office. Rachel worked in Beaufort at a local record store, and then left to become a full time mom in 1950. Rachel had a total of five wonderful children in six years. A few years later she became a Tupperware dealer, and eventually became a manager. She sold Tupperware for approximately 30 years. She was also very busy with the children. When the kids were school age, she would take them to football, basketball and baseball practice and attend all their games (along with her husband, Leo). She was also a den mother for the Cub Scouts, and a room mother in elementary school. Both Rachel and Leo continued to play an active role in the lives of their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, and were loved by all. She enjoyed watching football and her favorite TV show was "Dancing with the Stars". She will be remembered as a sweet and thoughtful person who touched the lives of her family and many loyal friends in a beautiful and memorable way. \nRachel was predeceased by her loving husband of 65 years, Leo V. Sweatte, Jr. She was also predeceased by her daughter Dianne Sweat, and grandson Michael Sweatte. She is survived by her brother, Alton Dunbar of Elizabeth City, NC, son Howard Sweatte (Patricia) of Scottsdale, AZ, son Clifford Sweatte (Cindy) of Purcellville, VA, son Fred Sweatte (Lana) of Hilton Head Island, SC, son Raymond Sweatte (Ann Carter) of Savannah, GA, daughter Dianne Sweat is survived by her husband, John W Sweat Jr. of Savannah, GA.\nShe was survived by a total of fourteen grandchildren and step-grandchildren; Vanessa Sweatte, Jonah Sweatte, Natasha Sweatte, Justin Snyder, Cody Sweatte, Kiran Sweatte, Scott Miller, Kristy Miller, Brita Dickerson, Tammy Nobles, Christy Linton, Miranda Johnson, Sara Carter Sweatte, and Daniel Carter Sweatte. She had seven great grandchildren; Jacob Dickerson, Thomas Dickerson, Catherine Dickerson, Andrew Johnson, Lilly Johnson, Camden Johnson and Zeke Miller.\n \nIn lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to the charity of one's choice.