Billy Jack Swinney age 83 of Bulls Gap passed away at his home Tuesday January 10, 2023. He retired from Weavex after 27 yrs and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He is survived by 3 sisters-in-law Janie Swinney, Allene Swinney, and Sue Swinney Overbough, several nieces and nephews including Randall and Katie Swinney, Robby and Tammy Swinney, Lisa Swinney Willis, Donna Swinney Stanley, Debbie and Ronnie Carver, Wayne Swinney, Nikki Swinney, Linda and Clifford Williams, Joe Swinney, Jim Swinney, Peggy Lewis, Carol Ann Tyson, Jamey Willis, Alyssa Willis, special friends and extended family Ms. Moore, James and Emily Taylor and family, TC and Charylene Brooks and family. He was preceded in death by parents James Luther "Lute" and Minnie Swinney, sister Frances Gibson, 3 brothers Gene Swinney, Johnny Swinney, Kyle Swinney. The family will receive friends from 4-6pm Thursday at Jeffers Funeral Chapel at Afton. The funeral service will be 2:30 pm Friday in Jeffers Funeral Chapel at Afton with Rev. Keith Williams officiating. The graveside service will follow in Chuckey Community Cemetery. Pallbearers will be James Taylor, Randall Swinney, Robby Swinney, Wayne Swinney, Chad Carver, Chris Masingale, Joe Swinney. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the funeral home to help defray funeral expenses.