Tobe (Tobie) Swint
August 15, 1932 – June 18, 2016
Tobe (Tobie) Swint was born on August 15, 1932 to Margie Ingram and Lum Swint in Saunderville, (Washington County), Georgia. He had six siblings and five of them preceded him in death, Alex, Addie, Mina, Lonnie and Lenton. His sister, Martha Grant lives in Boston. He was educated in Georgia Public Schools and started working at an early age to help his family. Tobie and his wife, Mattie Swint (who preceded him in ,death) were devoted foster parents.
Tobie did construction work and was employed by Flippo Construction Company for over twenty years. Before his retirement from Flipppo Construction, because of his expertise in construction he was elevated to foreman. He loved to fish and prior to his illness, fishing was his favorite pastime.
His illness prevented him from living independently, so he lived with his son, Bradley and daughter-i