December 8, 1955 ~ May 16, 2010
LINDEN Services for Richard Glen Swaim, 54, of Linden, Texas, will be at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at First Baptist Church in Linden with Bro. George Wormington officiating. Burial will be in Bear Creek Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home, Inc., in Linden. Mr. Swaim was born December 8, 1955 in Plainview, Texas to Glen and Winifred Flannery Swaim. He passed away Sunday, May 16 in Linden. He was employed by Trico Lumber Company, was a mechanic and a member of Linden Missionary Baptist Church. Mr. Swaim enjoyed riding motorcycles. He is survived by his wife, Donna of Linden; two sons, Jason Nathaniel Swaim of Pittsburg, Texas, and Justin Glen Swaim of Linden; daughter, Brandi Arnold of Linden; three brothers, Gerald Swaim of Hughes Springs, Billy Swaim of Texarkana, Texas, and Jimmy Swaim of Linden; two sisters, Patricia Buckner of Texarkana, Texas, and Lola Stalcup of Mobile, Alabama; four grandchildren, Joseph Bass, Caeli Swaim, Christian Arnold, and Cameron Swain; also, a host of family and friends.
My condolences to the family. Thinking of you at this time and praying that God may comfort you.
you are in our thoughts an prayers
Our thoughts & prayers are with Richard's family. He will be greatly missed.
YOU WILL BE GREATLY MISSED!!!'REST IN PEACE, RICHARD
So sorry to hear about your loss. Your family is in our prayers.Judith & GeraldVictory Riders, CMA, Texarkana
May God bless and keep you is my prayer!
There is a time for everything, and a seson for every activity under Heaven. a time to be "born" and a time to "die", a time to "plant" and a time to "uproot", a time to "kil"l and a time to "heal", a time to "tear down" and a time "to build", a time to "weep" and atime to "laugh", a time to "mourn" and a time to "dance", a time to "scatter" stones and a time to "gather them". a time to embrace and a time to refrain, a time to "search" and a time to "give up", a time to "keep" and a time to "throw away", a time to "tear" and a time to "mend" a time to "be silent" and a time to "speak" a time to "love" and a time to "hate" a time for "war" and a time for "peace." When God created the world & each of us He promised to "leave a comforter" that comforter is the Holy Spirit. During your time of loss & so much pain, I pray that the Holy Spirit surrounds each loved one & brings comfort. I pray that God's Angels will gather you within their folds to protect, nurture & heal….I hope that you will find comfort in knowing that there are hundreds lifting each of you up in prayer. May God Bless You for now & forever! wE Love you all so very much….our hearts are hurting for you so much…I'm not sure what else we could possibly do to help each of you through this tragic time…except pray….& LOVE…& those you have freely. We love you all!
Donna, Brandi, Justin we are so sorry about Richard- I know yall loved him very much. We are lifting yall up in prayer and we love yall very much.
My heart goes out to all of you. Richard will always be with you in spirit for death is only a transition. He looks very much like his mother in this picture you posted. 🙂 Much positive love I send to you.
I'm sorry. I am sorry that all these years you tried to reach out to me, and I ran in the other direction. I kept telling myself that there will always be another day, another tomorrow; I allowed complacency to set in, and now it is too late. I am filled with so much regret and grief inside, that I didn't put forth the effort that you did in trying to build a relationship with one another. I hope that as you look down upon this world now, you aren't too disappointed with me. You met at a turbulent time in my life back in December 2006, and I regret that was your lasting impression of me. God Bless You, man. I love you and miss you terribly. Your Son,Jason
To My Wonderful Daddy We Love and Miss You More than words could ever say!!! You were a Great Husband, Dad, Paw Paw, and One of My Best Freinds! I dont know if Im ever gonna figure out what Im going to do without You!!! Just praying that I can hold up to your expectations and that your grandkids Know what a fun daddy and paw paw you were! I Love You Daddy and Cant Wait to see you Again!!! Your Loving Daugher BrandiTo all of the people that have posted on here Thank you for the prayers and everything eles…Jason if you read this Please Get Intouch with us, We Love you and still would like to know you as our brother that you are! Daddy Loved You So Much! You Look soooo Much like him its unbelieveable! We hope to hear from you soon…love you Brandi
After all this time…..your still thought of, loved, and missed…I could ALWAYS count on your wonderful smile to brighten my day. You are truly Missed!!!! Now your smiling in Heaven…
Miss You so Much! Feels like it was just yesterday I left your house and you said I love you baby, your my girl! I try so hard not to still cry for you because I know your in a Much better place and with God but it still hurts so bad not being able to see you everyday! But Ill make it because Im your strong girl and know that You and God will Always be with me!!! I Love You & Miss You Daddy!!!!!!