May 16, 1942 - December 4, 2013.

Lonnie was born in Porterville, California on May 16, 1942 and passed away in Keene, California on December 4, 2013. He had worked as a building contractor and mobile home dealer. He loved talking about his children and grandchildren and was always reading. He liked to discuss many of the books he read covering a wide range of topics. In particular, he really enjoyed reading the Bible. Lon enjoyed the outdoors and fishing and hunting with his friends. We all miss him greatly but know that he is in a better place. He was a Christian who loved the Lord and we know that he is with Him now. Lon was predeceased by his father, Henry Swearingen. He is survived by his mother, Mary Helen Swearingen; his long time companion, Donna Moore; his son, David Swearingen, his wife, Alicia Swearingen and their children, Logan and Lucas Swearingen; his daughter, Jill Tiner, her husband, Rowdy Tiner and their children, Kirsten and Breanna and Jill’s grandchildren; his brother, Don Swearingen, his wife, Valerie Swearingen and their children, Rodney Grantham, his wife, Elizabeth and son, Evan, Ryan Grantham and fiancé, Bethany Ray and Bethany’s daughter, Halston; his aunt, Betty Brewer and her children, Carleen Alsups and husband, Chris, Denise Prine and husband, Rick. To express condolences online please visit