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Obituary for Lawrence Swader
Lawrence E. Swader, better known as Joe, passed on Thursday, June 23, 2022, after a long illness. Born in Chattanooga, TN., he lived most of his life in the Atlanta area until he and wife April moved to Lake Sinclair in 2010. He and April loved to travel as long as he was able to foreign countries as well as within the United States. Joe was a Vietnam veteran of the Marine Corps and ran a business until his retirement in 2020. He is survived by April his wife of 45 years, sister Patsy (Gene) Long, daughter Jessica (Greg) Smith, son Jeff Swader, niece Cherie McLaurin, nephew Keith Long, great nephews Brendan McLaurin and Garrett McLaurin and a great-great nephew Sawyer McLaurin as well as three cats, Sparky, Leo and Maisie, who adored him. Interment June 28 at Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Milledgeville, GA at 11 am.