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BRAZIL - Christopher William Swearingen, 24, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017. He was born in Terre Haute, on July 24, 1992, the son of Richard Alan Swearingen Jr. and Victoria Freeman.
Chris graduated from Northview High School where he enjoyed playing music with the Marching Knights. He was a member of Terre Haute First Baptist Church.
Christopher enjoyed spending time with his daughter, Amanda Swearingen, boating and playing in the park. He also enjoyed teaching her the love of music.
He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Susan Sneddon; great-grandpa, the Rev. Edward Randall; aunt, Julie McLaughlin; grandpa, Richard Swearingen Sr.; and sister, Michaela Snyder.
He survived by his daughter, Amanda Swearingen, and her mother, Brenda Swearingen; his fianceƩ, Margaret Blackburn; father, Richard (Deanna) Swearingen; previous stepmother, Sherri (Peter Lapoint) Swearingen; great-grandma, Barbara Randall; grandma, Cathy Swearingen; grandpa, T.J. Sneddon; sibilings, Ashley Swearingen, Richard Ashton Swearingen, Tamera (Matt) Proctor, David (Bethany) Swearingen, Cody Swearingen, Auston Kallansa, Bryce Barnett, Lillie Coleman. Christopher was an uncle to several nieces and nephews. He was a loved nephew, brother, son, and friend.
A celebration of life will be 5 p.m. Friday, June 30, 2017, at Union Christian Church (5350 East Hulman Drive, Terre Haute), with Pastor Todd Payton officiating. The family will accept friends on Friday from 3 p.m. until the time of service. In lieu flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Amanda Nicole Swearingen Life Trust. Online condolences may be expressed at:
Published on June 26, 2017
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