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OBIT Junior "JR" Swallows 1945-2009

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OBIT Junior "JR" Swallows 1945-2009

Posted: 23 Mar 2009 11:51AM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Swallows
NOTE: I DO NOT KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THIS INDIVIDUAL. JUST POSTING THE OBITUARY ON JUNIOR SWALLOWS FROM THE DAYTON (OH) DAILY NEWS 2/13/09

Junior "JR" Swallows, age 63, of Huber Heights, OH passed away February 11, 2009. Deeply loved and cherished brother, husband, father, papaw and friend. He was a giving man who never met a stranger. He was born March 29, 1945 in Somerset, KY. He was a 1963 graduate of Northridge High School. He was a veteran of the US Army and was very proud of the marksmanship awards that he earned. JR retired from National Life/American General Insurance after serving for 31 years as an insurance agent and manager. JR’s passion was playing softball with the Cuny-Zink Senior Softball League & Kettering Polen Farm Senior Softball League. He was an avid bowler who was lucky enough to roll a perfect 300 game and a proud vendor at Traders World Flea Market. JR was preceded in death by his father James Albert and mother Dorothy Rose (Cope). He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Betty (Colwell); daughter Kellie & Ralph Lillard of Huber Heights, OH, daughter Jennifer Swallows of Kettering, OH; sister Mary & Burl Howard of Springboro, OH; brother John & Judi Swallows of Vandalia, OH; mother-in-law Frances Colwell of Northridge, OH; brother and sister-in-law Jim & Peggy Colwell of Northridge & niece Josie Blaylock; niece Cheri & John Monds of Lebanon, OH; nephew Johnnie & Dana Swallows of Louisville, KY; and a host of other family and friends. JR had five grandchildren that were his pride & joy. Laura, Sarah, Amanda, Rachel and Jonathan will all deeply miss the fun they had with their papaw and their trips to Kings Island. We will all miss his love of life and his wonderful ability to always make us laugh. Funeral Services 10 AM February 16, 2009 at Marker & Heller Funeral Home, Huber Heights Chapel, 5844 Old Troy Pike with Pastor Doug Jones officiating. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 to 5 PM on February 15, 2009.

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