Buford Lee Swindell

Born: Thu., Nov. 17, 1938
Died: Thu., Jan. 28, 2021


2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Sun., Jan. 31, 2021
Location: Church of the Nazarene

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Mon., Feb. 01, 2021
Location: Church of the Nazarene

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Buford L. Swindell, 82, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at his home.  He was born on November 17, 1938, in Sparta, Tennessee, to Ralston and Gertrude (Barnes) Swindell.

Buford was an electrician and retired from Anchor Hocking Glass in Winchester, after 38 years.  He was a member of the Phi Delta Kappa in Winchester.  Buford enjoyed fishing, bowling, hunting, NASCAR, WWE wrestling, and most of all spending time with his grandchildren, great grandchildren, sisters, and family.

Buford is survived by his son, Gary (Kathy) Swindell of Dunkirk; two daughters, Connie (Randy) Riggle of Dublin, IN and Darlene Gay (Joe) Thornburg of Parker City Indiana; six sisters, Margie Roberts of Sparta, TN, Mollie Clark, of Sparta, TN, Wanda Fay (Tub) Huston of Sparta, TN, Edna (Dean) Moland of Winchester, IN, Barbara (Loyd) Dunn of Sparta TN, and Liz (Bob) Willson of Spring Hill TN; 10 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren; a step daughter, Kathy Hollowell; and two special friends, Juan (Amanda) Vazquez and Shawn (Pauletta) Hummel.  Buford had numerous friends and neighbors who loved him.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Marilyn Swindell; his second wife, Beverly Swindell; a step daughter, Mary Ellen Jackson; two sisters, Birdie Ellen Gooch and Ruby Marcum; and two brothers, Gerald Swindell and Dallas C. Swindell.

A service to celebrate Buford’s life will be at 1:00 p.m., on Monday, February 1, 2021, at the First Church of the Nazarene in Winchester, with Pastor Danny Hines officiating.  Burial will follow at the Fountain Park Cemetery in Winchester.

Friends and family may call from 2-5 p.m., on Sunday January 31st, at the church.  Thank you for all the prayers, food, flowers, cards, and your thoughts as the family goes through this difficult time. 

Walker Funeral Home in Winchester is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerswinchester.com.

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