Samuel E. Swanson, Sr


Samuel Ernest Swanson Sr, a beloved father and pillar of the community, peacefully passed away on August 28, 2023, at the age of 79, in Columbus, OH. Born on April 11, 1944, Samuel led a life of resilience, determination, and unwavering love for his family.

Samuel, a proud African American man, dedicated his life to ensuring the well-being and happiness of his loved ones. He was a devoted father to his daughters, Emra Swanson and Angel Swanson, and sons, James Swanson, Samuel Swanson Jr, and William Swanson. Samuel’s children will forever cherish the memories and valuable life lessons he imparted to them.

Throughout his life, Samuel was admired for his strong work ethic and commitment to excellence. He served as an inspiration to those around him, modeling the importance of perseverance and determination. His dedication to his family extended beyond the home as he was an active member of the community, lending a helping hand whenever needed.

Born and raised in Columbus, Samuel was deeply rooted in his hometown. He carried with him the values of integrity, empathy, and togetherness, always prioritizing the needs of others. Samuel’s warm personality and friendly smile made him a beloved figure in his community, and his impact will be felt for years to come.

Condolence Messages

  1. My love, prayers and condolences go out to Erma, India and the rest of the Swanson family. After a very long period of illness and suffering, God has given Samuel rest. As you go through your bereavement, just Thank God for the love you shared with him. My prayers are with you all. Elder Deborah Williams, Higher Ground Always Abounding Assemblies

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