Aaron Swopes Sr., 54 of Waukegan, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Kindred Chicago Lakeshore Hospital.
He was born on December 17, 1964 to Chester and Chessie B. (Cole) Swopes Sr. in Waukegan, IL. He ran cross country and played both basketball and football at North Chicago High School, he was a male model for men’s clothing, graduated from University of Wisconsin Madison with both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree. He is a member of Christian Valley Missionary Baptist Church in North Chicago.
Aaron is survived by his step-mother, Mary Swopes, his children; Aaron Swopes Jr., and Hallie Lange, his grandchildren; Erin Swopes, and Aaron Dante Swopes, his siblings; Alice Sherrod, Louise (Willie) Harris, Dianne (Mark) Washington, Leotis Donnie (Polly) Swopes, and Carl Edward Swopes,
He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Chessie B. (Cole) Swopes Sr., and his brothers; Chester A. Swopes Jr., Ernest Swopes, and Bruce Anthony Swopes.
Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at Christian Valley Missionary Baptist Church located at 2690 Argonne Dr. North Chicago, IL 60064. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the Church. Pastor Anthony Morgan Sr. will officiate.
Burial will be at Warren Cemetery.
Warren Funeral Home is assisting the family.