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Steven "Mark" Swift

December 30, 1959 ~ June 4, 2019 (age 59)

Steven “Mark” Swift, 59, of Horse Branch, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019 in Horse Branch. He was born December 30, 1959 in Hartford. Mark attended Grace Pointe Community Church and various other churches in the community. Mark retired from P&L Railroad and was an active member of Friedaland Masonic Lodge #863 F&AM. He was a United States Navy veteran. Mark was preceded in death by his parents, Conward Swift and Rose (Charles) Maiden; brother, Roger Swift; sister, Sheila Baize; brother-in-law, Kevin Bratcher and sister-in-law, Frances Bratcher.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife of 36 years, Angelita Swift of Horse Branch; son, Mark “Bo” Swift of Horse Branch; daughter, Tiffany Swift of Horse Branch; brothers, Carl (Sandra) Swift of Trenton, Illinois and Charles Maiden Jr. of Horse Branch; sister, Candy (Terry) Wilson of Horse Branch; father and mother-in-law, Duel “Hoyt” and Eleanor Bratcher of Horse Branch; brothers-in-law, Mickey Baize of McHenry and Dwayne (Pam) Bratcher of Hartford; sister-in-law, Renetta (Paul) Romero of Horse Branch; several nephews, nieces, great-nephews and nieces, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. 

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, June 8, 2019 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Rev. Jay Raymond officiating. Burial will follow in Wilson Cemetery in Horse Branch. Friends may visit with Mark’s family from 2-8 PM Friday and from 9 AM until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home. Masonic Rites will be held at 7 PM Friday at the funeral home.

Online messages of condolences may be left for Steven “Mark” Swift’s family by visiting his memorial tribute page at

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