LANCASTER: Kenneth W. Swackhammer, 78, of Lancaster, Ohio (Fairfield County) passed away on Monday, September 6, 2010.
He was born June 30, 1932 in Salt Creek Township, Hocking County, Ohio. He worked for OSHA for twenty-plus years.
Kenneth is survived by his children, Larry (Connie) Swackhammer of Columbus, Ohio and Tom (April) Swackhammer of Patriot, Ohio, sons of Ruth Swackhammer, and daughter, Karen (Carl) Johnson of Mendon, Ohio; brother, Doyne (Betty) Swackhammer of Somerset, Ohio; sister, Darlene Swackhammer of Somerset, Ohio; two grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and many dear friends, especially Linda and Mary.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his father, Clayton I. Swackhammer; mother, Flossie M. Swackhammer; wife, Thelma (Hicks) Swackhammer; brothers, Earl and Darrell Swackhammer; and grandson, Christian Lodge.
A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday at the FRANK E. SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 405 N Columbus St., Lancaster, Ohio 43130, with Pastor Marvin Shipman officiating.
Friends may visit from 3-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010 at the funeral home. A private inurnment will take place at a later date in Floral Hills Memory Gardens. Caring Cremation has taken place.
In lieu of flowers, you may make donations to Mt. Carmel Hospice c/o Mt. Carmel Foundation, 793 W. State Street, Columbus, Ohio 43222 in Kenneth's memory.
Lancaster Eagle Gazette
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