Charles E. Swearengin, Jr.

Charles E. “Chuck” Swearengin, Jr., 43, resident of Henryetta, passed away Friday, Oct. 6, in Tulsa. Chuck was born Jan. 25, 1974, in Colorado Springs, Colo. to Charles E. Swearengin, Sr. and Jonalene Jordan. 

At approximately 11 years old, Chuck moved to Henryetta with his family. He attended Henryetta Public Schools and graduated from Henryetta High School with the class of 1993. Chuck was extremely active in sports, having played football at Henryetta High School. He was also involved in the band, wrestling team, and was a member of the golf team. Chuck competed in rodeo events and loved skateboarding.

Following high school, Chuck attended Tulsa Welding School, where he graduated and put his welding skills to work. After working several years as a welder, Chuck worked briefly with a sprinkler safety company and later worked as a tables game manager for both Creek Nation Casino and Osage Casino. Chuck also volunteered his time in coaching a flag football team. He spent the last several years working as a bending engineer for an oil and gas pipeline company. Chuck was a loving son, brother, husband, father, and grandfather. He will be missed by the many who knew and loved him.

Chuck was preceded in death by his father; a daughter, Makayla Swearengin; and grandparents, Mary and Charles Swearengin.

Chuck is survived by his wife Beth Swearengin of the home; five children, Chloe Swearengin of Henryetta, Charles E. Swearengin III of Ohio, Michael Snider of Henryetta, Jacob Snider of Henryetta, and Steven Snider of Henryetta; grandson, Charles E. Swearengin; five brothers, Dakota Swearengin of Henryetta, Ronald Swearengin of Ohio, Michael Nelson of Missouri, James Troy Nelson of Texas, and Kirk D. Peters of Florida; by several nieces, nephews, and other extended family; as well as many good friends and coworkers.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Integrity Chapel with Frank Ernest officiating.

Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Coln, Johnny Stem, John Earnest III, and Dustin Ivey.


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