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Billy “Ike” Swafford

Billy “Ike” Swafford, 59, of Crossville died Wednesday, December 3, 2014. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church, and the owner of Swafford Contracting, LLC.

Ike was preceded in death by his parents, Hollis “Gid” and Manza Swafford, and sister, Holly Anderson.

Survivors include wife, Dinah Reel Swafford, Crossville; son, Kyle Swafford, Pikeville; step-children, Elisabeth Reece, Benjamin Reece, Heather Rainey, Pikeville; four step-grandchildren; sister, Audine Mitchell, Hermitage; brothers, Larry (Dora) Swafford, and Kevin (Debbie) Swafford, both of Pikeville; niece, Nikki May; and nephew, Heath Anderson.

Services were held Saturday, December 6 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Doyle Ashburn and Bro. Milton Ker officiating. Burial will be in TY Swafford Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the TY Swafford Cemetery in his name or toward the funeral expenses. 

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Arrangements were entrusted to Putnam-Reed Funeral Home in Pikeville.

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