Alvie Lee Swan, 72, of New Caney, TX, was born on July 1, 1948 in Houston, TX. He passed away peacefully at his daughter Tami’s home in Houston on June 21, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. He is preceded in death by his wife of 25 years, Barbara, his parents Gilbert Barney and Letha Johnny Swan and brother Larry Swan.
He is survived by his daughters, Kali Brown and husband Kevin, Tami Brandon and husband Michael, his sister Darlene Duffee and husband Robert and sister-in-law Wanda Swan, five nieces and nephews, Steven, Leland, Ashli, LeeAnn and Robert Jr and grandchildren Ian, Peyton, Trey, Brooklyn and Tyler and his dog Camila.
Alvie graduated from Smiley High School in Houston, TX in 1967. He went on to join the United States Navy in 1968. While in the Navy he married Patricia Elaine Rose on June 26, 1967. She and their unborn child passed away in an automobile accident August 14, 1969. He was honorably discharged from the Navy in 1974. He then worked as a bus mechanic for Aldine ISD and later as a Forklift mechanic with Toyota Lift of Houston where he retired. He purchased land in New Caney, TX in 1984 where he lived the remainder of his life.
Alvie loved cooking, riding his motorcycle, hunting, fishing, watching the Houston Texans, classic and fast cars, and auto racing which he did for many years. He also loved spending time with his family and friends and having a good conversation. He was loved by many and will be dearly missed.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am Saturday July 3rd, 2021 at Rios Funeral Home in New Caney, TX.
Interment will follow at 12:00 pm at Rosewood Cemetery in Humble TX.