Obituary photo of Edward Swift, Dove-KS
In Loving Memory of

Edward William Swift

1954 - 2020
Obituary photo of Edward Swift, Dove-KS
In Loving Memory of

Edward William Swift

1954 - 2020

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

A celebration service for family and friends in Topeka :
Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 1:00 - 3:00 pm
First Southern Baptist Church, 1912 SW Gage Blvd, Topeka KS 66604
Edward William Swift, 66, of Topeka, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020.

He was born April 4, 1954, in Washington, D.C., the son of Virgil Morriss and Lorraine Theresa (Comeau) Swift. He was a graduate of Ponca City High School, Ponca City, Oklahoma and received a Bachelor's Degree from Washburn University in Topeka.

Edward was employed by Shawnee County Sherriff Department, retiring as detective in 2007 and was employed KBI since 2015.

He was a member First Southern Baptist Church in Topeka and the Topeka Chamber of Commerce.

Edward is survived by his children, Wendy Marie Shows of Topeka and Matthew William (Darcy) Swift of Gardner, KS; four grandchildren, Levi Shows, Clayton Shows, Devon Shows and Kaley Swift; his parents, Virgil and Lorraine Swift of Claremore, OK; his sister, Kathy Neff; and three brothers, Kenny Swift, Ray Swift and Randy Swift.

Edward loved spending time with his grandchildren and was a competitive Bass fisherman.

Honoring his request, cremation is planned. A celebration service for family and friends in Topeka will be from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, August 15, 2020 at First Southern Baptist Church, 1912 SW Gage Blvd, Topeka KS 66604. Dove Cremations and Funerals, Southwest Chapel in Topeka is assisting the family.

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Edward William Swift, 66, of Topeka, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020.

He was born April 4, 1954, in Washington, D.C., the son of Virgil Morriss and Lorraine Theresa (Comeau) Swift. He was a graduate of Ponca City High School, Ponca City, Oklahoma and received a Bachelor's Degree from Washburn University in Topeka.

Edward was employed by Shawnee County Sherriff Department, retiring as detective in 2007 and was employed KBI since 2015.

He was a member First Southern Baptist Church in Topeka and the Topeka Chamber of Commerce.

Edward is survived by his children, Wendy Marie Shows of Topeka and Matthew William (Darcy) Swift of Gardner, KS; four grandchildren, Levi Shows, Clayton Shows, Devon Shows and Kaley Swift; his parents, Virgil and Lorraine Swift of Claremore, OK; his sister, Kathy Neff; and three brothers, Kenny Swift, Ray Swift and Randy Swift.

Edward loved spending time with his grandchildren and was a competitive Bass fisherman.

Honoring his request, cremation is planned. A celebration service for family and friends in Topeka will be from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, August 15, 2020 at First Southern Baptist Church, 1912 SW Gage Blvd, Topeka KS 66604. Dove Cremations and Funerals, Southwest Chapel in Topeka is assisting the family.

To leave a special message for Edward’s family, please click the Share Memories button above.

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

A celebration service for family and friends in Topeka :
Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 1:00 - 3:00 pm
First Southern Baptist Church, 1912 SW Gage Blvd, Topeka KS 66604

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