Born 3 March 1909, Milo, Bledsoe County, Tennessee
Died 28 November 1946
Shipfitter Second Class
Robert Swafford served on the U.S.S. Idaho and the U.S.S. Newberry. He is buried at Gentry Cemetery, Summer City, Bledsoe County, Tennessee. He was the son of Darius Swafford and Qua Frances.
The Ludington Daily News (Ludington, Michigan) Saturday 30 November 1946
Sailor killed. Battle Creek – Robert Swafford, 39, on terminal leave from the Navy, was killed Friday when a car struck him.