Michael LaMont Swearengen, 52, of Steubenville, Ohio passed away at The Ohio State University Hospital on May 4, 2022. Michael is a Big Red graduate. He worked in the restaurant industry and did home renovations. Michael had a passion for drawing, writing and unique pets, especially snakes. He enjoyed being with his friends and family which included his “Facebook” family.
Left to cherish his memories are Brothers Marc (Val) Swearengen, Ricky Smith; Sisters Jaimee Bing, LaDonna Smith; Children Chelsea Kohler, Marissa Kohler, Trae Swearengen, Queintin Hill, Ciarra Harris; Maternal Grandmother Shirley Swearengen; Stepfather James Bing; Granddaughter Kyra Swearengen; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Preceded in death by Mother Mary Diana Bing, Father James Smith; Maternal Grandfather James Swearengen; Paternal Grandparents McDonald Smith and Betty Lou Smith.
You can shed tears that he is gone. Or you can smile because he lived. You can close your eyes and pray that he will come back. Or you can open your eyes and see all that he has left. Taken from the poem “He is Gone Remember Me!” by David Harkins.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, July 2 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm at Froehlich’s Classic Corner, 501 Washington Street, Steubenville, OH 43952.