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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

John R. Swisher (August 21, 2012)

John R. Swisher, age 54 of Ansonia, Ohio passed away at 11:14 A.M. Tuesday August 21, 2012 in the emergency room of Wayne HealthCare Center Greenville, Ohio. John was born November 13, 1957 in Greenville, Ohio and the son of Lucille (Eager) Swisher of Ansonia and the late Clifford C. Swisher who passed away July 9, 1982.

John was retired and a member of the Union City, Indiana Eagles Lodge, the Sons of the V.F.W. of Union City, Ohio and enjoyed working with chickens, ducks and rabbits.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister Catherine Carleen Swisher October 10, 1956.

John is survived by his mother; son Josh M. Swisher of Greenville; daughter Julie M. Swisher of Greenville and her friend Charlie Miller of Greenville; granddaughter Cheyenne Swisher of Greenville; brother Ed Swisher of Greenville; sister Becky Swisher of Ansonia; niece Lauren Swisher of Ansonia and her fiancĂ© Matthew Freshour and John’s former spouse and mother of his children Joyce (Rismiller) Swisher of Ansonia.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday August 24, 2012 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Peter Menke officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday from 12 Noon until time of the services in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Darke County Poultry Department.

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