Erskine Swift was born on November 19, 1963, to the late Julia Swift and James Swift, Sr. (his biological father was the late Edward Jones, Sr.) He departed this life on September 22, 2021.
Erskine attended Northrop High School and graduated in 1982. He accepted Christ at an early age at Antioch Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Pastor Cornelius Walker. Erskine enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, and “drinking Pepsi.”
Erskine leaves to cherish his memory to one son; Evan Tyson, one daughter; LaKendra Tolbert, three grandchildren; two sisters; Apostle Lydia (Stevie) Wyatt and Tamatha (Robert) Sain, two brothers; Timothy Swift, Sr., and James (Jennifer) Swift, Jr.
Erskine also leaves five more sisters; Delois (Ronnie) Savage, Gloria Jones, Jacqualin Jones, Annette (Curtis) Hurse, Patricia Jones, and another brother; Edward Jones, Jr., along with a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins.
Erskine was preceded in death by one sister; Terrie Elaine Swift, one brother; Martin Anthony Swift, one nephew; Theodore Burnette, Jr., and a great-nephew; Timarion Swift, and several aunts and uncles.
Erskine was very well-loved by all of his nieces, nephews, and cousins.
You depart this life; To enter a new life
In eternal bliss; one with the father.
And while we will always miss you; you will never be forgotten.
Love always, Evan
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