Robert Scott Swafford, 48, of Cleveland, Tenn. and formerly of Rhea and Bledsoe counties, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Skyridge Medical Center.
He attended Galilee Baptist Church in Cleveland, Tenn.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles, Ola and Katherine Elaine Schenck Swafford; paternal grandparents, Everett and Ruth Swafford and maternal grandparents, Carmen and Bonnie Schenck.
Survivors include his wife, Valerie Gibson Swafford of Cleveland, Tenn.; son, Jessie Swafford of Dalton, Ga.; three brothers, Donald E. (LeAnn Swafford of Cleveland, Tenn., Ronald (Mary Ellen) Swafford of LeMoore, Calif. and Lt. Col. Patrick (Rachelle) Swafford of Ft. Bragg, N.C.; two sisters, Jennifer (Charles) Cooper of Americus, Ga. and Amy (Tim) LeMacks of Hixson, Tenn.; granddaughter, Elizabeth Swafford and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Coulter Garrison Funeral Home with Rev. Ray Cheathem and speaker Carroll Henderson officiating. Burial will be at Gentry Cemetery on Bledsoe County, Tenn.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday.
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Arrangements by Coulter Garrison Funeral Home Inc., Dayton, Tennessee 37321.