Mr. Samuel Swaffer, age 88, of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away into the loving arms of his Savior on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at his home. He was born on April 22,1932 in Purdy, Missouri. Mr. Swaffer was a member of Rockwood Church of Christ, he was an electrician in the Navy for almost 15 years. He continued working in air conditioning/heating and electrical for many years until his retirement. Most of all he loved his grandkids, they were his whole life, and he was very proud of them. He is preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Georgia Mae Henderson Swaffer and Brother, Charlie Swaffer; Sister, Louise Stephens; Stepmother, Orvena Swaffer.
Daughter: Lisa Mason of Omaha, NE
Daughter and Son-in-law: Kari and David Wilson of Arkansas
Son: Brad Swaffer of Rockwood, TN
11 Grandchildren: Ricardo Mason of Omaha, NE; Spencer Sumner of Elk Grove, CA; Jamison Schrader of Muldrow, OK; Ryne Wilson of Nashville, TN; Corbin Wilson of Oklahoma City, OK; Dakota and wife Sarah Swaffer of New Carilse, OH; Kaneshea Swaffer of Kenton, OH; Levi Mitchell of Ohio; Christian Ayers of Rockwood, TN; Mackenzie Swaffer of Rockwood, TN; Elizabeth Swaffer of Rockwood, TN
5 Great-Grandchildren: Zaiden Ray Puckett of Kenton, OH; Eli Swaffer of New Carisle, OH; Eva Swaffer of New Carisle, OH; Emma Swaffer of New Carisle, OH; Evan Swaffer of New Carisle, OH
3 Sisters: Betty Wormington of Springfield, MO
Georgia Mae Austin of Nashville, TN
Bertie Martin of Haysville, KS
Ruth Ann Martin of Pine Ridge, AR
Brother and Sister-in-law: Billy D. and Viola Swaffer of Haysville, KS
Special friend Pastor Todd Houston
A memorial service will be announced at a later date. The Family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to Rockwood Church of Christ 129 S. Chamberlain Ave. Rockwood, TN 37854, or VA Honor Flight Network, by mail to P.O. Box L-4016 Columbus, OH 43260-4016, or online at https://www.honorflight.org/ways-to-donate.html .An online register is available at evansmortuary.biz. Evans Mortuary of Rockwood, Tennessee is serving the family of Mr. Samuel Swaffer.