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IRMO, S.C. - Service for John Dean Swayze Jr.,79, will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.
John passed away Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. Born in Elnora, Ind., he was a son of the late John D. Swayze Sr. and Helen Vernelle Tomey Swayze.
John served in the US Army from 1961 until 1963. Following his return from the Army, he met and married Nancy Louise Verpleatse Swayze. In 1996, he retired from Alcan Aluminum Products and in 1997, he and Nancy relocated to Columbia.
He is survived by his daughter, Deborah A. Parshall (William A.); grandchildren, Nicholas Andrew Parshall and Samantha Anne Parshall. He is also survived by three sisters, Sharon Ramsey, Katherine Farmer, and Carol Thompson.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 34 years, Nancy Swayze; and his brother, Gary Swayze.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to ALZ.org. Please sign the online guestbook at:
Published on October 30, 2017
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