Jack O. Swanger
Loving Husband and Brother
Canton-Jack O. Swanger, age 91, passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015 at Silver Bluff Nursing Home. Mr. Swanger was born on July 18, 1923 in Haywood County where he remained a lifelong resident. He was a United States Navy Veteran and retired from BASF Corporation in Enka after many years of dedicated service. Jack enjoyed working crossword puzzles, gardening and being outside. He will be deeply missed. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Ella Swanger and four brothers, Bill, Ed, Robert and Roy. He is survived by his wife, Betty R. Swanger and several nieces and nephews. The family will be at the residence, 204 Sunset Circle in Canton. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 4, 2015 at Crawford / Ray Memorial Gardens in Clyde. Reverend Tom Shook will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to one’s favorite charity. Crawford / Ray Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Swanger family.