Ruston Craig Swim (1967 - 2017)

Obituary
  • "Dang brother. For the short time I knew you you seemed like..."
    - Zach Frost
  • "My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family Russ...."
    - Wesley Radeker
  • "Russ, It's a sad day for the Sharkey's family. Staci, I..."
    - Todd and Jane Spears
  • "I had the pleasure of working with Russ for a number of..."
    - Michelle Lane
  • "RIP Russ, Condolences and may God bless your kids and..."
    - Mark Johnsom

Lubbock- Ruston "Russ" Craig Swim went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, November 6, 2017. He was 50 years old. He was born in Landstuhl, Germany, March 30, 1967 to Sam and Wanda Swim. Russ graduated from Coronado High School and

attended The University of Texas in Austin. He began his career at an early age, busing tables at a restaurant and through hard work and a dedication to excellence, soon worked his way up the ladder to manager. He next worked as a food broker for several food brokers before opening his own brokerage business. He received many awards connected with his occupation, including Broker of the Year Award, five years in a row, from Sysco West Texas, Inc, the largest food distribution company in West

Texas. He sold his business to Acosta, the largest food service in the nation and was retained as National Vice President of Sales Operations at Acosta. Russ was very proud of his accomplishments. He worked with several Ministries in the area, giving unselfishly of himself and his money to those in need. He is survived by his father, Sam Swim of Lubbock; his mother, Wanda Barrows of Albuquerque, New Mexico, two sons, Jacob and Colter Swim of Lubbock; and a brother, Micah Smith also of Lubbock. Russ also leaves behind many close and dear friends. Visitation will be from 6pm to 8pm, Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Sanders Funeral Home in Lubbock and funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 13, 2017 also at Sanders Funeral Home. The family requests that in lieu Flowers donations be made to .

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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Nov. 11 to Nov. 12, 2017
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