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Johnny E Swafford

December 6, 1966 - June 9, 2011

Johnny E. Swafford age 44 passed away unexpectedly on Thursday morning, June 9, 2011 after a motorcycle accident. He was a resident of Franklin. He was born December 6, 1966 in Franklin to Rev. Bobby & Rosetta (Hobbs) Swafford. Johnny attended school in Brown County and was a member of Blue River Church Separate Baptist Church. He is survived by his loving mother: Rosetta Swafford of Franklin, two daughters: Elizabeth Elaine (husband, Joshua) Billeaudeaux of Franklin & Victoria Rose Swafford of Indianapolis. Johnny was the brother to: Juanita (husband, Ronnie) Bowles and Patricia Hogue both of Franklin & Ronald (wife, Natalie) Swafford of Brown County. He was grandpa to Kailey Grace Billeaudeaux. Johnny will be remembered by his long time companion: LaLeaka Swafford of Indianapolis and his nieces and nephews: Brandy & Jacob Hogue, Alisha, Bobby & Evan Savage and Christopher Bowles. Johnny was preceded in death by his father: Rev. Bobby Swafford, one brother: Jimmy Swafford and a brother in law: Ricky Hogue. He was a 25 year member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 103 in Indianapolis. Johnny retired as a Superintendent for Gradex Construction in Indianapolis and prior to that worked for Central Engineering in Indianapolis for many years. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, playing golf and was a fan of NASCAR. He loved spending time with his daughters and especially his new granddaughter: Kailey Grace. The Rev. Jarrod Becknell will conduct a funeral service 2 pm Monday at Britton Funeral Home, 27 Old US 421 in Manchester, KY. Friends may call from 2 to 8 pm on Saturday at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street, in Morgantown and from 11:00 am till service time on Monday at Britton Funeral Home. Interment will be at Swafford's Branch Family Cemetery.


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Born: December 6, 1966
Died: June 9, 2011

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