2008-03-08 / Obituaries

Terry Lee Swinehart

Services for Terry Lee Swinehart, 59, of Roseville, were held Feb. 29, 2008, at Bope-Thomas Funeral Home, Somerset, with the Rev. Diane Berger and Pastor Cordelia Burpee officiating. At Terry's request, there was a caring cremation.

Terry died at 5:25 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at Select Specialty Hospital, Zanesville.

Terry was born May 2, 1948, in Newark, the son of Reba Swinehart, of Glenford, and the late Carl Swinehart, who died Dec. 14, 2007.

Before his illness, Terry was employed for many years at Ludawici-Celadon, New Lexington, where he was a laborer and later a human resource manager. He was a union president for many years. He was a 1966 graduate of Sheridan High School and also attended Heath Vocational School, where he received a degree in drafting. He played basketball and baseball for Sheridan, and his love of sports continued throughout his life.

Surviving in addition to his mother are two sons, Chad Swinehart, of Dublin, and Chris Swinehart, of New Lexington; a daughter, Nicole Swinehart, of Roseville; five grandchildren, Ashley, Spencer, Cody, Rhain and Novalee Swinehart; a sister, Sherry and Bob Souders, of Glenford; a friend of the family, Lettie Hannan; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Payton Swinehart.

Memorial contributions may be made to Muskingum County MRDD or Nationwide Children's Hospital.

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