Russell Lee Swofford

Russell L. Swofford, 46, of Overland Park, KS died Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at his home.  

Russell was born July 21, 1973 in Excelsior Springs, MO, the son of the late Lester and Hazel Swofford. He was united in marriage to Juhree Schoemig on May 31, 1997; Russell leaves behind his wife Juhree Swofford; his children, Landon (Callie) Schoemig; Haylee Schoemig-Swofford; a grandchild, Ava Mae Schoemig; a brother Jerry (Lori) Hodges; three sisters, Johnetta (Mike) Hume; Sheila (Brad) Coates; Jackie Parks; his mother in law, Fonda Elliott; brother in law, Roger (Alisha) Elliott, Jr.; sister in law, Kelli (Alphonso) Washington and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Russell is also preceded in death by his father in law, Roger Elliott, Sr.

Memorial Contributions

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Lenexa Baptist Church, 15320 W. 87th St. Pkwy., Lenexa, KS, 66219; or to the Salvation Army, 3637 Broadway, Kansas City, MO, 64111.

Memorial Services

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions all services will be private, however, Russell’s celebration of life service will be streamed on the Amos Family Facebook page at 11 a.m. Sat. June 6, 2020.  

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Posted in Kansas City Obituaries, Obituaries | on Friday, May. 29th 2020 | 6 Comments »

6 Comments on “Russell Lee Swofford”

  1. Jean Passantino Says:

    Our deepest condolences and sympathy for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.


    I am so sorry for your loss. No one can be prepared for the loss of a loving husband and father.
    These are trying times for us all, but I know you are strong
    we will be thinking of you and your family.

  3. Mandi Says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. Russ will always be remembered.

  4. Pat & Lori Says:

    We are so sorry to hear of Russell’s passing. We are so heartbroken for the family during this time. Are thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time.

    One more Packer fan watching from above….RIP Russell!

  5. Nancy Shreve and family Says:

    I am so very, very sorry to hear of Russell’s passing. We are praying for all of your dear family at this time.

  6. Al ritter Says:

    Russell was a very good man I enjoyed seeing him at Shawnee auto when I would come in and get my oil change and just dropped in he had a great sense of humor and a very caring person I’m so sorry for yawls loss my prayers will be with your family

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