Mr. Ray Swift, age 77, Telford, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014, at the Johnson City Medical Center.
Mr. Swift was born in Beech Creek, NC, and son of the late William Butler & Ada Warren Swift.
He was of the Christian faith.
Mr. Swift worked at Empire Furniture and Burlington Industries and retired as owner and operator of Swift’s Grocery Store after 28 years.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Lewis Swift, Telford; one brother, Clay Swift, Elizabethton; one sister, Francis Epperly, Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Staff and Caregivers of Four Oaks Nursing Home and 5200 wing of the Johnson City Medical Center for their wonderful loving care of my husband.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Monday, March 17, 2014, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at New Victory Methodist Cemetery with Rev. Garland James, Pastor Terry Cloyd and Pastor Cathy Fowler officiating. Pallbearers will be family & friends.
Condolences may be sent to the Swift family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Memorial donations may be made to New Victory Methodist Church Cemetery or New Victory Methodist Church Building Fund, ? Barbara Ledford, 164 Woodland Circle, Jonesborough, Tennessee 37659.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, TN, 753-3821