Thomas Larry Swain, 86, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on April 6, 2022. Thomas was born on February 11, 1936, to the late Robert Floyd and Elanore Hobbs Swain.

Thomas was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Alice Swain; daughter, Lisa Harwell; two sisters; and one brother.

Thomas is survived by his wife, Daphine Swain; son, Terry Swain (Kim); daughters, Cindy Kidd and Donna Sherrill (Chris Wells); stepdaughter, Millie Casey (Carson); stepson, Ben Hastings (Lynn); 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren.

The family will hold a memorial service on Sunday, April 10, 2022, at First Church of the Nazarene from 2 to 4 p.m. with Pastor Frank Turner officiating.

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