Scott Swanton, born on June 10, 1966, in Asheville, NC, passed away on February 9, 2024, in Asheville, NC, at the age of 57.
Scott was an individual with a wide range of interests and passions. He found solace and joy in exploring the rich history of Appalachian culture, particularly through his love for Christian Harmony and Appalachian History. Scott had an insatiable appetite for knowledge and could often be found engrossed in studying various subjects. His love for music knew no bounds, as he appreciated and embraced all genres.
Scott is survived by his daughters, Rachel Swanton of Fletcher, NC, and Anna Swanton of Laramie, WY. He also leaves behind his cherished grandchildren, Mani Ogles, Lily Ogles, and Myah Christofferson. Scott’s sister, Cindy Jones and her husband Phillip Jones of Sebring, FL, as well as his best friend, Larry Beveridge of Asheville, were an important part of his life and will miss him dearly.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Swanton, and his mother, Betty Ledbetter Swanton. Their memory will forever be held close to Scott’s heart.
Private family services have already taken place to honor Scott’s life. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family through treasured memories.
Scott Swanton will be remembered fondly by all who had the privilege of crossing paths with him. May he rest in eternal peace.