February 17, 2018
David Jeffery Swigart, 34, was born on January 6, 1984 in Des Moines, IA. His memory will be cherished by his 2 daughters: Madison Swigart and Blakelynn Swigart; his sisters: Arrin (Bill) Kingkade and their two children: Cody Kingkade and Brookelyn Kingkade (son: Kaisen); and Brandy Pierce and her children: Dylan Heywood and Skylar Pierce; grandparents: Virginia Gracey, and MaryLou Close; and many extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents: David and LaRisa Swigart; grandparents: Larry Gracey and Frank Swigart; and his cousin: Brandon Swigart.
David loved his daughters and spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoyed music and adding shoes and clothes to his ever-growing collection.
On February 10, 2018, David lost his battle with addiction. In the midst of this sadness, the family encourages anyone who is struggling with addiction to reach out for help and know you are not alone. Although David is gone, it is not too late to get help. The National Helpline for substance abuse and mental illness intervention is 1-800-662-4357.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 1PM at the Ackworth Iowa Community Center.
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