James (Jim) E. Swain, 83, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Hospice House in Hutchinson, KS.
Jim was born December 5, 1935 in Alden, KS., the son of Elven and Vera (Stout) Swain. He attended Hutchinson High School graduating in 1954. He attended Kansas State University where he received his doctorate in Physics. Jim worked as a Physicist for Lawrence National Laboratory in Livermore, CA. He retired after 30 years. On June 16, 1957 he married Mildred Carson in Hutchinson, KS. After he retired, Jim and Mildred moved to Hutchinson in 1994. He enjoyed woodworking and was a martial arts instructor for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Jim is survived by his wife, Mildred; brother, Thomas R. Swain and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, from 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. with family greeting from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Hutchinson Funeral Chapel, 300 E. 30th Ave., Hutchinson, KS. A private burial will take place at Eastside Cemetery, Hutchinson. Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice House and can be sent in care of the funeral home.