Alan Swiedom
May 26, 1957  -  June 19, 2018

Alan Swiedom

Alan Swiedom, 61, of Dumas, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Memorial services are scheduled for 11 o’clock in the morning on Friday, June 22, 2018 at First United Methodist Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.

Alan was born on May 26, 1957 in San Antonio, TX to Eric and Betty (Loest) Swiedom. He attended college at Texas A & M where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering in 1979. He then went on to earn his MBA at University of Denver in 1984. While living in Texas City, he met his wife Vicki Cook and the couple would marry in 1977. Alan was currently employed by Valero as an engineer and was known to be a very hard-working man. Alan volunteered with the Boy Scouts and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Dumas. Alan loved his family dearly; they were the most important thing to him.

Alan was preceded in death by his parents and a brother: Steve Swiedom.

Alan is survived by his wife, Vicki, of the home; son: Travis Swiedom and wife Erin of Flower Mound, TX and their children, Sloan and Sawyer; daughter: Taylor Swiedom of Austin, TX; sister: Cindy Totty and husband Charlie of La marque, TX; and several other extended family members.

The family suggests with gratitude that memorials be made to the donor’s charity of choice.


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  1. Tava Matzke
    Bayou Vista, TX

    Vicki, I accidentally stumbled across the obituary for Alan just today and am heartbroken for you and your family.
    I hope the strength of your faith and the love of your family will see you all through this tragic time.
    Love to you always,

  2. Jeanne Jeng
    Richardson, TX

    Dear Vicki,

    So sorry to hear this news from my coworker Jamie Brunk. I treasure our friendship from so long ago when Alan was a co-worker at Chocolate Bayou and you were newly weds.

    May the peace and love of God comfort you and family at this time.

  3. Joe and Patty Lehosky
    Oil City, PA

    Vicki, this is just too sad. Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. We’ve been passing the word of Alan’s death onto other former Pennzoil colleagues. They all express deep grief and such kind words about Alan. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  4. Linda Shelton Duncan
    Texas City, TX

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I remember Alan always having a smile on his face. He will be missed. Your family is in my prayers.

  5. Debbie Stanley James-Margison
    Texas City, TX

    So Sorry and Prayers for the family !

  6. Diane Furley Martin
    Jacksonville, FL

    I just now heard and am so, so sorry. I’ve thought about you and Alan often and fondly over the years. Hoping you’ll find some comfort in the love and memories you two shared.
    Love and miss you,

  7. Bill Spearman
    Harrisonville, MO

    Vicki and family - I was saddened to read of your loss. Alan was a great guy.

  8. Terri and Tracy Forsythe
    Temple, TX

    Oh Vicki we are so very sad to hear of Alan’s passing. I know your heart is broken but your faith is strong. Believing in our God and the knowledge that you will be together again. He is hanging out with your family already there. Take care of you, and know we are lifting you up.

  9. Larry & Sherri Copelin
    Sunray, TX, TX

    Larry and I offer our thoughts and prayers during this dark time in your life. Prayers for peace and comfort.

  10. Victor Amsdell
    Russell, PA

    Alan was a kind and gentle man as well as hard working. I worked with him at Pennzoil in Rouseville many years ago. We will pray that God gives his wife and children the strength they need to deal with this tragic death.

  11. Tammi and Jerry Montgomery
    Cranberry, PA

    Our sincere sympathy for your loss. Alan was such a kind and gentle man. He was always pleasant to work with at Pennzoil in Rouseville. He will surely be missed by his family and friends.

  12. Karen Watkins
    Dumas, TX

    I am just today hearing about the loss of your husband.
    My sincere condolences. I am praying for peace and comfort at this difficult time.

  13. Mary Garcia

    I'm so very sorry for your loss. I worked with Alan at McKee & he was a very nice man. My sincerest condolences.

  14. Beth Rood
    Seneca, PA

    Vicki, Taylor, Travis & Erin,
    I was so sad to learn about the loss of your husband and father. I wish I could physically warp my arms around each of you and express my sympathies. But distance prohibits that act. My prayer for each of you that God had already done that and is holding tight . Take comfort in each other and your family and friends.
    I believe that Alan and Steve are catching up.
    With heartfelt prayers and sympathies.
    Stevie, and Sarah send their sympathies and prayers as well.

  15. Katelyn (Grandin) Monn
    Slippery Rock, PA

    My deepest sympathies to your family during this terrible time. My family is sending love and prayers your waY

  16. Katie and Dan Welms
    Oil City, PA

    Vicki, Travis, Taylor and family,

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Alan was a great man. You are all in our prayers and thoughts.

  17. April McDonald
    Fayetteville, NC

    Swiedom Family, you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I pray God wraps His loving arms around you all tight for the strength you need during this difficult time.

  18. Annissa Goldston
    Dumas, TX

    With a heavy heart I am extending my deepest condolences. Vicki, you and your family will be in my prayers daily. I will miss Alan very much.

  19. Kimberly Catano
    Dumas, TX

    Vicki & Family,

    I was very saddened to hear of Alan's passing. I worked with him at McKee and our team will not be the same without him. Praying for peace and comfort. I know God has his arms wrapped tightly around you all.

  20. Bobby & Carol Brough
    Salem, IN

    Dear Taylor and family,
    We are thinking of you during this time. Lots of hugs and prayers to you and your family. We are so sorry and wish we could be there for you.
    Love from,
    Bobby & Carol Brough
    Savannah, RJ, Harper, & Remi Hartsfield

  21. Dina Gayer
    Hugoton, KS

    Vicki and family,
    So very sorry for your loss. May y’all find peace and comfort in the days to come. Love you bunches and bunches!

  22. Margaret Candelaria
    Amarillo, TX

    I am so very sorry for your loss. My heart, thoughts and prayers are with You, Vicki, and Your Family.

  23. Liz Chavez
    Dumas, TX

    My deepest condolences. Prayers for your family.

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