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Bradford Joseph Swearingen

September 27, 1961 — June 11, 2024

Bradford Joseph Swearingen

September 27, 1961 — June 11, 2024

Bradford Joseph Swearingen, has sadly passed away at the age of 62. Born in Visalia, CA on September 27, 1961, Bradford's journey came to an end in Monrovia, CA on June 11, 2024. Known for his kind heart and generous nature, Bradford was always ready to extend a helping hand. His generosity will continue to inspire all who had the privilege of knowing him.

Bradford is survived by his daughters Amanda Koch (Eric), Rebecca Oren (Wesley), and Anna Swearingen; grandsons Soren Koch, Fredric Koch, and Charlie Oren; as well as his loving sister Michelle Swearingen and mother Shirley Swearingen. He is preceded in death by his father Duane Swearingen.

While a dedicated engineer for 32 years, more recently in his life, Bradford also cherished the moments spent with his beloved grandchildren. His time with them brought immense joy to his life, creating treasured memories that will be forever held close to their hearts.

In honoring Bradford's memory, let us remember him for the compassion and kindness he shared with those around him. May his spirit live on through the good memories and recollections of those who crossed paths with him.

A service for Bradford Joseph Swearingen will be held at 9:00am on July 13, 2024 at St. Mary's Catholic Church (608 N Church St, Visalia, CA), followed by a 12:00pm reception at Westport Village Clubhouse (3100 S. Akers St. Visalia) Please join us in in remembering Bradford's life. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Good shepherd Catholic Parish St Charles Borromeo, Bethlehem Center in Visalia or your favorite Charity. 

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