Billy Dean Swafford, 81, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Margaret Swafford; and son, Allen Ray Swafford. Survivors include his daughters, Diane (Gary) Mahaffey, of Red Bank, Tammy (Alvin) Cooper, of Sand Mountain and Lisa (James) Richie, of Chattanooga; sons, Bobby (Sheri) Swafford, of Atlanta, and Gary Swafford, of Chattanooga; brother, Ray Swafford, of Chattanooga; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace with Rev. Bobby Swafford officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524. Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.