Mr. Robert E. “Shorty” Swenson, age 79 passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at the Oak Ridge Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Mr. Swenson attended the Piney Grove Baptist Church in Harriman, Tennessee. He was Owner-Operator of Swenson Welding Service in Midtown, Tennessee. Mr. Swenson was a Veteran of The U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy, serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the VFW. He was a loving Husband, Father and Grandfather and Friend to all who knew him. He is preceded in death by Parents: Elfie Eugene & Pearl Lillian Swenson; Half-Brother: Elfie Swenson, Jr.; Daughter: Tonya Swenson.
He is survived by:
Wife of 57 years: Anna Swenson of Harriman, Tennessee
Daughters: Teresa Swenson Dishner (Steven) of Kingston, Tennessee
Tammy Swenson of Soddy Daisy, Tennessee
4 Grandchildren: Brock, Griffin, Anna, Sam
Brothers: Jerry Swenson (Edna) of Kingston, Tennessee
David Swenson (Marie) of Harriman, Tennessee
Paul Swenson of Harriman, Tennessee
Sister: Elaine Swenson of Sewanee, Tennessee
Funeral & Visitation Arrangements are as Follows: Saturday, November 23, 2013, Family will receive Friends in the Chapel of Evans Mortuary of Rockwood, Tennessee from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Funeral will be at 1:00pm. Concluding and Interment Services will follow in the Roane Memorial Gardens in Rockwood, Tennessee with Full Military Honors by the U.S. Air Force Honors & the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard. Evans Mortuary of Rockwood is serving the Family of Mr. Robert E. “Shorty” Swenson.
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