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David Wayne Swift Sr.

David Wayne Swift Sr., age 50, of Laurel Bloomery, passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at his home. David was born on February 8, 1969, to the late Bobby Clyde Swift and Betty Sue Owens Roop in Abingdon, VA. In addition to his parents, David is preceded in death by his stepfather, Freddie Roop, and brother, Kevin Swift.

David will be remembered for his love of the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He also loved to spend time with his family and friends. Those left to cherish his memories include his daughters, Ashley Taylor and Faith Swift; sons, Bret Owens and David Swift Jr.; sister, Sandy Garr; brother, Bobby Swift; four grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will received friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 26, 2020, at Mountain City Funeral Home. A funeral service followed at 2:00 p.m. with Minister Billy Morefield officiating. A graveside service and burial followed the service at Cornett Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Adam Deyton, Michael Roop, Ronnie Slagle, Bobby Swift, Danny Eastridge, and Randy Garr. Honorary pallbearers will be David Grubb, Ralph Morefield, Johnny Howard, Mike Howard, Mark Carlson, and Doyle Carlson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to cover expenses. Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at The family of David Wayne Swift Sr. has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, Tennessee 37683.