Bobby Joe Swinney, 86, of Whitehouse, Texas, passed away on January 15, 2021, in Whitehouse, Texas. He was born March 20, 1934, in Arp, Texas to the late Frank and Jodie Swinney.
Funeral services for Bobby Swinney will be at 2:00 pm, Monday, January 18, 2021, at The Clearview Church, Troup with Reverend Chris Wilkins officiating. Interment will follow at the Mixon Cemetery.
Bobby married the love of his life Betty Lou Swinney on March 6, 1954 in Mixon. He was a member of The Clearview Church in Troup. He retired from Borden Milk Company after 35 years in 1962. He enjoyed reading his bible in his spare time.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Lou Swinney, and brother Robert Swinney.
He is survived by his children and their spouses, Debbie Carpenter and husband Samuel of Live Oak, David Swinney and wife Cindy of Whitehouse, and Duane Swinney and wife Kay of Troup; sisters, Sylvia Grimes, and Sherry Swinney; brother, Roger Swinney; grandchildren, Matthew Carpenter and wife Erin, Sam Jr. Carpenter and wife Tressa, Julie Swinney, Crystal Seiford and husband Kevin, Seth Swinney and wife Sadie, and Jessica Garen and husband James; and 8 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Seth Swinney, Matthew Carpenter, Sam Carpenter, Kevin Seiford, JR Garen and Corey Melton.
Arrangements are under the direction of Cottle Funeral Home, Troup.
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