- Born June 10, 1936 in Camden, Preble County, Ohio.
- Parents were GEORGE FREDERICK SWOPE and EDITH MILDRENE BOLING.
- Married DOROTHY EVELYN "DOTTIE" STRASZHEIM on May 29, 1953 in Greencastle, Putnam County, Indiana. Dottie was born in West Alexandria, Preble County, Ohio. Her parents were JOHN STRASZHEIM and MARTHA KOPPE.
- Died March 14, 1996 in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana.
- Buried in Preble Memorial Gardens, West Alexandria, Preble County, Ohio.
- DEBORAH LYNN SWOPE, born in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana. Married ROGER WAYNE SMITH.
- DOUGLAS GEORGE SWOPE. Married UTCA ISLAMOVSKY. Married TINA P. TURNER.
- DENNIS EDWARD SWOPE, born in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Married DAWN WAYMIRE. Married MARLA RAYE LIMBREY.
- DENISE ELLA SWOPE, born in Dayton, Ohio. Married ARTHUR GARDNER, Jr. Married DAVID DAVIS.
- DONNA JEAN SWOPE, born in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana. Married STEPHEN WELCH.
- Marty Moran