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Garret Swiney

November 6, 1931 February 9, 2019
Garret Swiney
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Obituary for Garret Swiney

Garret Swiney age 87 of Pikeville, died at Pikeville Medical Center on
February 9 with his beloved great niece, Stefanie Newcomb by his side.

Garret is survived by his wife of 60 years, Loretta Sword Swiney. Survivors
also include sisters Velvia Figg of Grosse Isle, Michigan and Verniece Holbrook of Carleton, Michigan and numerous nieces and nephews in both the Swiney and
Sword families.

Garret was born in Pike County on November 6, 1931, the son of Willie and Elizabeth Hamilton Swiney who predeceased him. He was also preceded in death by brothers Walter, Elmer, Roy, Luther and Clifford and by sisters Irene, Helen, Mary Jane and Glennel.

Garret was a 45-year employee of Great Lakes Steel in River Rouge, Michigan serving in various jobs and was a member of United Steelworkers. He retired to Pikeville in 1994. He was of the Old Regular Baptist Faith.
Visitation will be Wednesday, February 13, from 6 to 8 pm with a religious service at 7 pm and funeral will be Thursday, February 14 at 1 pm, both in the J W Call Funeral Home Chapel with Old Regular Baptist Elders officiating. Burial will be in the Sword Family Cemetery on the Left Fork of Island Creek.
Pall Bearers are Phillip West, Terry Fields, Larry Sword, Doug Schilling, Michael Fields, Roy Fields, and Randy Sword. Honorary Pall Bearers are Bruce Fields, David Fields and Paul Ray.
The family extends heartfelt thanks to the many staff at the Pikeville Medical Center and the PMC Cancer Center for their attentive care to Garret during his extended illness with special gratitude to the chaplains who visited faithfully.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

13

Feb

6:00 PM 2/13/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/13/2019 8:00:00 PM
J.W. Call and Son Funeral Home

703 Hambley Blvd.
Pikeville, KY 41501

Evening services at 7 PM

J.W. Call and Son Funeral Home
703 Hambley Blvd. Pikeville 41501 KY
United States

funeral

Thursday

14

Feb

1:00 PM 2/14/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 2/14/2019 2:00:00 PM
J.W. Call and Son Funeral Home

703 Hambley Blvd.
Pikeville, KY 41501

Burial will follow in the Sword Cemetery - Left Fork of Island Creek

J.W. Call and Son Funeral Home
703 Hambley Blvd. Pikeville 41501 KY
United States
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