Robert Scott Swafford, 48, of Cleveland and formerly of Rhea and Bledsoe Counties, died Oct. 9, 2013, at SkyRidge Medical Center.
He attended Galilee Baptist Church.
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; son, Jessie Swafford of Cleveland; three brothers: Donald E. (LeAnn) Swafford of Cleveland, 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; granddaughter, Elizabeth Swafford; and several nieces and nephews.
Service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at the Chapel of Coulter Garrison Funeral Home. Carroll Henderson will speak at the service with the Rev. Ray Cheathem officiating. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m.
Interment will follow the service at Gentry Cemetery in Bledsoe County.
Arrangements will be handled by the funeral home. Please visit www.coultergarrisonfuneralhome.com to share condolences.