Dec. 21, 1941—Jan. 12, 2013
Daniel B. “Dan” Swift, 70, went to be with the Lord Saturday morning, Jan. 12, 2013, at his residence following an extended illness. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Mt. Pleasant Chapel, 7901 W. Isanogel Rd. Burial will follow in Mt. Tabor Cemetery, with military rites by Veterans of Delaware County.
Friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Mt. Pleasant Chapel from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday or one hour prior to services on Wednesday.
He was born Dec. 21, 1942, in Muncie, IN, the son of Lafe and Mary (Funkhouser) Swift. He graduated from Muncie Central High School in 1960, served in the U.S. Air Force and attended Ball State University.
Mr. Swift was a manager at Broderick’s and then Borg-Warner until his retirement in 2004.
He was a member of the Elks Lodge #245, Moose Lodge #33, American Legion Post #19, and Community Church in Crossville. Dan was also an avid bowler and golfer, being inducted into the Muncie Bowling Hall of Fame and Delaware County Athletic Association Hall of Fame.
Surviving are his wife of 27 years, Alice McClellan Swift; four children, Jom Lynch (Monica) of Austin, TX, Tara L. Brumback Waldop (Clint) of Hudson, WI, Lesli A. Brumback Levesque of Beaverton, OR, and Angela D. Brumback Sorah (Chris) of Muncie, IN; eight grandchildren, Crystal, Briana, Robbie, Michael, Ashlee, Katie, Collin and Jensen; three great-grandchildren, Isabella, Bailey and Brooklynn; his brother, Dick Swift (Janet) of Muncie; his sister, Cherril Hedges (Elbert) of Muncie; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his stepmother, Mildred Swift.
Memorials may be directed to the Lion’s Eye Bank.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com.
Dec. 21, 1941—Jan. 12, 2013
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Barbara J. Polson, 66, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 30, 2013. Graveside services were held Dec. 3 at Woody Cemetery. Bro. Noel Turner officiated.
Jackson Walker Fitch, 4, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 30, 2013, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. A graveside was held at McEwen Cemetery in McEwen, TN, Dec. 3, with Bro. Brian Smith officiating. The family received friends Dec. 2 at Bilbrey Funeral Home.
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Mildred Joe Jones, 74, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 28, 2013, at NHC Healthcare Fort Sanders. Funeral services were held Nov. 30 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with Bro. Danny Wyatt officiating. Burial was in Elmore Cemetery.
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Graveside funeral services for Lidda Buckner, 82, of Crossville, were held Nov. 30 from the Welch Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Harold Hawkins officiated.
Levis "Hook" Boston, 88, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 28, 2013, at Life Care Center of Sparta.
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Ruby Lee (Hedgecoth) Tabor, 70, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 22, 2013, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home Nov. 26, with Bro. Jerry Brewer officiating. Darryl Smith gave the eulogy and Lynda Carver read a poem, "Angels in the Stars." Randy Tabor sang a song he wrote for Mrs. Tabor. Burial followed in Fredonia Cemetery.
Elene Beam McMillan, 100, Jonesborough, passed away Nov. 26, 2013, at her home. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Nov. 30, at noon at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home in Jonesborough, with the Rev. Tammy Wright officiating. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, prior to the service. Interment will follow at Maple Lawn Cemetery.
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