Thomas Edward "Tommy" Swaggart

March 16, 1961 ~ April 6, 2024

Thomas Edward “Swag” Swaggart passed away April 6, 2024 in Lake Charles, Louisiana as result from an automobile accident. He was 63 years old.

Tommy was born in Monroe, Louisiana on March 16, 1961 to parents Shirlane and James Viola. He was preceded in death by his father, James, when he was just a month old. He leaves behind his mother, Shirlane West; wife, Sharon Davis; sister, Stacie Swaggart Retzlaff and two nephews, Alexander and Nicolas. Tommy was raised in Monroe and has lived his adult life in Lake Charles. He will be sincerely missed.

A celebration of his life will be announced in Monroe. Following his celebration, he will be laid to rest with his father in the Rymes/Hall Cemetery on Highway 15 in Monroe, Louisiana.

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  1. Candle 2Deepest condolences to Shirlane and his other family members. Life is so precious. Love those around you while you can🩷

  2. Shirlane, you have our sincerest condolences in this time of your great sorrow over the loss of your son, Tommy. May the God of peace and comfort be with you at this time.

  3. Shirlane, I send you and your family condolences for the tragic loss of your son. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    • Shirlene, My heart is saddened by the sudden passing of your dear Tommy. I have been praying for him ever since I told you I would, many years ago. I can only hope he did have a good relationship with his heavenly Father. I want to see him in heaven and go over his road to glory. Much love to you and please don’t hesitate to call me anytime.

  4. Run run… I’m so sorry for your loss. I love you both dearly… my heart is absolutely broken for you. Y’all were such a huge part of my life. He will definitely be missed. I pray the family finds peace during this difficult time. Tommy RIP my friend. I’ll miss you!

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