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Richard T Swafford

April 11, 1943 October 25, 2013
Richard T Swafford
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Obituary for Richard T Swafford
Richard T. Swafford, 70, of Portland, TN, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 25, 2013 at his home. Born in Pikeville, TN., to Tom Sam and Kathryn Eugenia Day Swafford. He lived most of his adult life in Cleveland, Gallatin and Portland, TN. Richard was a diehard Republican and was passionate in politics. In his spare time he loved to bowl, watch Tennessee football, watch and listen to the news and play with his dog; Freckles. He was a farmer and raised cattle for 15 years and then raised border collies for another 15 years. He was preceded in death by his aforementioned parents; and a sister; Linda Swafford. Richard was extremely loving and proud father and grandfather. He is survived by his two daughters; Linda Swafford Boyd and Cindy Swafford Pendergrass, grandchildren; Ashley Katherine Boyd, Jace Alexander Boyd, Logan Randall Pendergrass and Maddox Samuel Pendergrass all of Cleveland, TN., sister Diana Swafford Ledbetter, Crossville, TN., nieces; Gina Adams, Smyrna, TN., Debbie Green, nephew; Bobby Smith both of Crossville, TN., great nephews; John and Thomas Lansford, Dustin and Kyle Adams and Caleb Smith. A Celebration of Richard’s life will be held in the chapel of Pikeville Funeral Home on Thursday October 31, 2013 at 12:00. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 30 from 4:00pm until 8:00 pm. Burial will be in the T.Y. Swafford Cemetery with full military honors. Please share your thoughts online with the family at Pikeville Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.
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