Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Brookport Funeral Home with will be at Aikins-Farmer Brookport with Rev. David Siere officiating.
Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Sharon Swafford; seven children, Tommy, Marlena, Tammy and Paul Swafford, all of Brookport, and Tommy, Timmy and Butch, all of Tennessee;14 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Madie Swafford; three sisters, Mary Acevedo, Pat Tate amd Barbara Jacobs; one brother, Paul Swafford; and two nephews, Edward Welch and Ronald Acevedo.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, Sept. 3 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
He will be dearly missed by family and friends.