William L. "Bill" Swearengin
January 25, 1956 - September 9, 2017
William L. "Bill" Swearengin, 61, passed away unexpectedly September 9, 2017 in Colorado Springs.
He was born January 25, 1956 in Fort Knox, Kentucky to Wm. Murray and Elma L. Swearengin. The family moved to Colorado Springs when Bill was 1 year old and he always considered himself to be a Colorado native. After graduating from Wasson High in 1974 he briefly moved to Texarkana, Texas before returning to Colorado Springs where he lived until moving to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. He lived in Puerto Vallarta for twenty years until returning to the Springs in 2010 to help take care of his mother.
He was Emperor 7 of the United Court of the Pikes Peak Empire and Vice President of the Board of Advisors. Bill's family and friends will remember his loyalty, his unique, biting wit and kindness.
He is survived by: Enrique Aguilar of Puerto Vallarta; sister, Nancy L. Swearengin of Monument, Colorado; and many dear friends especially "Sugar" Cuff-Beamer, Tony Willis, and Dwayne Thompson, all of Colorado Springs.
Visitation 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 16, 2017 with a funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. at the Shrine of Remembrance "America the Beautiful" Chapel. Private inurnment will be at Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to the UCPPE, PO BOX 6925, Colorado Springs, CO 80934 Small Dog Animal Rescue.
Online condolences: ShrineOfRemembrance.com
Published by The Gazette on Sep. 13, 2017.