OBITUARY

James "Mike" Michael Swaim

August 12, 1944April 11, 2019
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WEST COLUMBIA – James Michael “Mike” Swaim was born August 12, 1944 in Wilmington, NC, and passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at his home in West Columbia, SC. He was a son of the late Dorothy Louise Lewis Swaim Hooper and James Verlon Swaim. Mr. Swaim earned his Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from USC. He retired in 2010, after 26 years, from Virco Mfg. Corp. Mike was an avid reader, had a witty sense of humor, and loved watching sports. Mike was a loving father and grandfather. He is survived by his children, Bryn (Ashley Price) Swaim, Tyler (Amber) Swaim; son-in-law, Don McLain. He was “Old Pop” to his grandchildren, Kaden and Amelia Swaim; brother, Marty (Kathy) Hooper and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter, HeatherLeigh Swaim McLain and sister, Kaye Frances Johnston. Funeral services for James Michael Swaim, lovingly known as “Willis” to his family, 74, will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, West Columbia Chapel, with interment to follow in Southland Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Ct., Glen Allen, VA 23060-9979. Mike had the best caregiver in this world, his daughter-in-law, Amber. He loved her as his own and depended on her daily. Thank you, Amber, for your love and compassion for Pop. The family would also like to extend their thanks to Prisma Health Hospice.

  • DONATIONS

  • American Heart Association

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, April 14, 2019
  • Funeral Service Sunday, April 14, 2019
  • Burial following the service Sunday, April 14, 2019
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James "Mike" Michael Swaim

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Whitney Hooper

April 13, 2019

Rest In Peace Uncle Mike!! Thank you for being such a loving uncle you will be dearly missed!! I know you are so happy in heaven right now seeing everyone!! Please watch down and protect over us!!

Love always
Whitney Hooper

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