LAWNDALE - Paul Edward Swink, 72, of 232 Spurling Rd., Lawndale, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
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Born March 24, 1942, in Rutherford County, he was a son of the late Joseph Pink Swink and Ruby Sailors Swink. He retired from Cleveland Mills where he worked in the dye department. He was a member of Ledford Grove Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Pink Swink Jr. & wife Kathryn, Preston Zeno Swink and wife Rachel, Roy Buren Swink, and Steve Randall Swink; sister, Elizabeth Edney and husband Alfred; brother-in-law, Russell Padgett; and sister-in-law, Ruby Swink.
Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Martha Jo Condrey Swink; two brothers, Charles Ivan Swink of Lawndale and Harold Gene Swink and wife Myrtle of Morganton; sisters, Mildred Padgett of Morehead City, Jeanette Scruggs and husband Glenn of Forest City, Patsy Baker and husband Glenn of Morganton, and Linda Anderson and husband Charles of Hudson; and two sisters-in-law, Bobbie Jean Swink of Anderson, S.C., and Kaye Swink.
The visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston.
At other times, the family will be at 232 Spurling Rd., Lawndale.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ledford Grove Baptist Church and will be officiated by the Rev. Jackie Price.
The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Ledford Grove Baptist Church, P.O. Box 336, Lawndale, NC 28090.
A guest register is available at www.stameyfuneralhome.com.
Stamey Funeral Home - Fallston
846 E. Stagecoach Trail PO Box 639 Fallston, NC 28042
Published in Shelby Star on Apr. 14, 2014