In Memory of

Stephen Robert Swearingen

March 1, 1951 - October 3, 2021


Stephen Robert Swearingen, of Lee’s Summit, MO, a loving husband, father and grandfather passed away at the age of 70 on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at KU Medical Center. Services will be at 11:00 AM., Friday, October 8, 2021 at Our Lady of Presentation Catholic Church in Lee’s Summit, MO, with a visitation starting at 9:30 AM.

Steve was born March 1, 1951, in Kansas City, MO. He attended Van Horn High School and went on to graduate from the University of Missouri, Columbia.

He is survived by wife, Connie of 47 years; daughter, Courtney Polly (Evan); son Jacob (Chere); grandchildren, Emma, Owen, Colin, Miles, Ellis and brother David Swearingen.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Ruth.

Steve demonstrated courage and bravery during his 5 ½ year battle with cancer. His attitude was inspiring and gave his family strength during this difficult time. Steve loved his family and always put them first.

In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Ocular Melanoma Foundation,


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I am saddened to hear of Steve’s passing. We were old baseball buddies. We spent many hours on the field together. He was such a great person…so many fond memories. The world will miss him. Peace and blessings to the family.
Rest In Peace my dear friend.
Dennis Minzes

Steve was one of those guys that made our fraternity the best on campus during the years we were there. I think for guys like me who met Steve for the first time in the fraternity, it took no time at all to know he was a good person to have around. Condolences to his family

Connie, Courtney and Jake. I just saw KC Star the very sad news of the passing of Steve. We spent only 6 years or so of Steve’s time. But it was a wonderful 6 years. We crossed each other’s path recently and it was like we had been together everyday. So many memories of Steve. I have several grandkids playing baseball. And I think of Steve often. Especially when a strike in Steve’s word goes “right down the middle”. Our whole family is so very sorry for your loss. We have and will always remember Steve and your family with wonderful thoughts. I personally had a great deal of respect for Steve. He was as good as they come.

George and Delene Halsey


Friday, October 8, 2021
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Our Lady of the Presentation Catholic Church
130 NW Murray Rd
Lee's Summit, MO 64081


Friday, October 8, 2021
11:00 AM
Our Lady of the Presentation Catholic Church
130 NW Murray Road
Lee's Summit, MO 64081