CHURCH HILL – Billy Sword, 68, of Church Hill, Tennessee, born February 4, 1953 to the late Clifford and Buretta Sword, left this life for another to be with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday December 8, 2021 at his home with his family by his side. He was a United States Army veteran who served his country in the United States Air Force. He was an AFG retiree with over 30 years of service. Billy was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, sports, camping and riding his Harley Davidson. Above all, he was a family man who loved his Lord and Savior. He will be sadly missed by all who love him.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Howard Sword (Paula.)
He remains in memory of his loving wife and 51-year high school girlfriend, âSweetâ Barbara Sword; 3 children, Stephanie Jones (and Billy’s best friend and son-in-law, Gary), Billy Sword, Jr. (Vicky) and Michael Sword (Mandy); 6 grandchildren, Zachary, Zane, Austin, Chloe, Elijah and Paxton Sword; 6 great-grandchildren, Cali, June, Zoey, Greyson, Harper and Haley; brother, Ricky Sword (Sharon); several nieces, nephews and extended family and friends; and a special puppy, Hollybeth.
Family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Monday, December 13, 2021 at the Carter-Trent Funeral Home in Church Hill. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m. with Chris Carter as officiant. Military services will follow at Church Hill Memory Gardens under the chairmanship of the Hawkins County Honor Guard. Carriers serving the family will be: Zane Sword, Elijah Sword, Eric Sword, Jeffrey Sword, Bryan Clement and Shannon Mowell. The honorary bearers in the service of the family will be: Zachary and Paxton Sword.
Online condolences can be sent to family at www.cartertrent.com.
Carter-Trent Funeral Home at Church Hill is proud to serve the Sword family.