November 18, 1939 ~ August 4, 2022

Born in: Sapulpa, Oklahoma
Resided in: San Antonio, Texas

Duane Michael “Mike” Swinney, 82, of San Antonio, Texas, peacefully passed away on August 4, 2022. Born to James Leonard and Frances LaVaughn (Chandler) Swinney on November 18, 1939, in Sapulpa, OK. Mike graduated from Marquette High School in Tulsa. He later joined the the Army, then attended Oklahoma University in Norman, and graduated from Oklahoma City University with a BS in Business 1969. Mike operated and owned an insurance adjusting firm in Oklahoma City for several years.

He later moved to Texas in 1975 and shortly thereafter opened Houston Claims Inc. He continued in the insurance adjusting business for nearly 50 years in Houston, Corpus Christi, and San Antonio. He was also Vice President for Abercrombie, Simmons and Gillette, an International Insurance Adjusting firm, for more than 20 years. Mike was a member of Oak Hills Country Club, Tapatio Springs Country Club, Rotary Club of San Antonio, Texas Surplus Lines Association, San Antonio Claims Association, Club, PLRB, and the National Association of Independent Insurance Adjusters. Mike was a caring, kind and generous friend. He loved traveling and playing golf worldwide. Mike was a traveling companion extraordinaire. He was the ultimate host and truly the life of any party. He never knew a stranger. His congenial personality and wit will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.
Survived by spouse, Angela Graham; sister, Mary Diane Swinney of Rio Rancho, NM, and several nieces and nephews.

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  1. I had the pleasure of working with Mike for 5 years. He was a wonderful person and truly the va life of any party. He will be missed.

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