August 16, 1932 - April 14, 2021
Vernon “Snook” Swofford, age 88, of Greensboro passed away Wednesday April 14, 2021. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at 2:00 Sunday April 18, 2021 at Trinity Church, 5200 W. Friendly Avenue, where Vernon was a member. Interment will be private. Vernon was born on August 16, 1932 in Greensboro to the late Joseph and Mary Swofford and raised in the mill village. He served his country during the Korean War in the US Army. He was the co-owner of Industrial and Commercial Insulation. He was also a member of the Elks Lodge #602, and the American Legion Post. Vernon was an avid golfer and had an abundance of friends which he loved spending time with. He was known for his generosity, especially with family and friends. Most of all, he was a loving husband and father. Vernon is survived by his daughter Leslie Swofford, sisters Nancy Burcham, Brenda Thompson (Jimmy), and Edie Hobson, brother Jake Swofford (Carolyn), sister in law Kay Swofford, godson Mark Leake Jr., and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Norma Kennedy Swofford, and brother Bill Swofford. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Authoracare Hospice at 2500 Summit Ave. Greensboro NC, 27405, or to Trinity Church at 5200 W Friendly Ave, Greensboro, NC 27410. The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. R. Nevill Gates for his care and kindness throughout the years. We also want to thank the staff at Abbotswood. Online condolences at www.forbisanddick.com.
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