Mr. Larry Gene Swain (Speedy) was born in Alpine, Alabama on August 16, 1950 to the parentage of the late Eathen Swain and the late Lizzie Garrett Swain.
He graduated from Talladega County Training High School. He attended N. E. Nunnelly Technical School, where he majored in mechanics.
He joined the United States Army, where he served a tour in Germany. He later joined the United States National Guard, where he served for seventeen years. He worked many years for Point Aquaries/ Alpine Bay until his retirement.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Bobby Swain, and E.J. Swain.
Mr. Swain departed this walk of life on January 13, 2021 at his residence in Alpine, AL.
He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Marion Evon Swain; loving daughters, Keza Carter; step daughters, Tiara (Desi) Fomby and Tara Nelson; one step son, Derrick Nelson; loving sisters, Clara (Jessie) Garrett, Beatrice Garrett, Datie M. (L.C.) Gilbert; and Janie F. Swain; three brothers, Arthur (Lizzie) Swain, Richard K. (Ruth) Swain, and Michael (Mary) Swain; thirteen grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.
"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith... II Timothy 4:7
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