Rush Springs: Loye "Butch" Lindsey Swinney, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2019 in Rush Springs, at the age of 79.
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Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at the Marlow Cemetery, with Jim Crawford officiating. All arrangements have been entrusted to Callaway-Smith-Cobb Chapel in Rush Springs.
Butch was born Saturday, September 21, 1940 in Ardmore, to Norman and Jewel (Wilson) Swinney. He attended school in Ardmore at the Crooked Oak High School and had lived in Rush Springs for the last 10 years; previously living in Foster for 30 years. Butch married the love of his life, Sherry Lynn Bryson in El Reno on July 18, 1965; they had been married for 54 wonderful years. Butch worked in the oilfield for more than 40 years before retiring and previously served in the United States Army as a paratrooper. He loved camping and fishing with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Butch enjoyed working on model airplanes and trains. He leaves behind his beloved babies (dogs) Tootsie and Tiny.
Survivors include, his wife, Sherry Lynn Swinney of the home, 3 sons, Brett Swinney and wife Kim of Louisville, TX, Bruce Swinney and wife Vicki of Rush Springs, Bradley Swinney and wife Michelle of Purcell, 3 daughters, Shelly Mason and Joe Gilbert of Rush Springs, Shannon Tindle of Del City, Cindy Barnes of New Mexico, 19 grandchildren, Stephanie, Andy, Megan, Dakota, Steven and Gina Graham, Sean and Brittney, Allyson and Jake, Andrew and Megan, Lacee, Dalton, Jt, Ryan, Chad, Justin and Megan Harper, 11 great-grandchildren, Jayce, Peyton, Jagger, Paisley, Jax, Dean, Shepard, Phoebe, Roman, Liam, and Ava. He is also survived by a sister, Sharon Crawford and husband Jim of Holdenville as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Butch was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Steve Alan Mason, a great-grandson, Blayden Ray Roberson, his parents, 2 brothers, Ray Swinney, Jay Swinney, and a sister, Jonelle Newman.
Online condolences may be made to www.CallawaySmithCobb.com