Swoape, Sr., Ralph Eugene -
Nashville - Funeral services for Mr. Ralph Eugene Swoape, Sr., age 84, of Manchester, TN, will be conducted at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at Coffee County Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Bethany Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the funeral home on Monday. Mr. Swoape passed away on Friday, December 14, 2018, at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, TN.
Ralph, Sr. was born in Normandy, TN, to the late John and Novella Swoape. He was a welder, and he loved watching football. Ralph, Sr. loved fishing, hunting, and gardening, birds, and his cats. Family meant everything to Ralph, and he was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother.
In addition to his parents, Ralph, Sr. is also preceded in death by his loving wife of 59 years, Leedom Louvada Swoape; two sons, Jerry and David Swoape; one daughter, Brenda Swoape Uselton; two sons-in-law, Eugene Walter and Ted Carter; ten siblings. He is survived by his son, Ralph, Jr. (Gina); daughters, Rosie Walter and Jeannie Carter; six grandchildren, Brandon (Lauren), Steven (Bethany), Kevin, Josh (Katie), Jessica, and Amy; seven great-grandchildren, Kaden, Jettsen, Emily, Olivia, Cameron, Connor, and Liam.
Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Swoape family.
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Coffee County Funeral Chapel
786 McMinnville Hwy
Manchester, TN 37355