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5/24/2018 10:56:00 AM
John M. Swisher
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John M. Swisher, 67, of Stonington, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018 in Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.

He was born January 8, 1951 in Shelbyville to John Christian and Mary Kay (Wade) Swisher.

John was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and retired from Firestone. He enjoyed camping, sitting by a bon fire, and fishing. He loved going to the ocean and most of all being with his grandchildren and family.

John married Sharon LeDuc on August 14, 1970 in the Tower Hill Free Methodist Church and she survives in Stonington, along with daughters:     Stacey (Roger) Ethridge, Stonington, Ill. and Stephanie (Jim O’Rourke) Wemple, Pana, Ill.; grandchildren: Blake, Brock, Zoie, JoJo, C.J., Allyssa; great-granddaughter: Kenslee; brothers and sisters: Darrell Swisher, Pana, Ill.; Terry Swisher, Pana, Ill.; Jim Swisher, Shelbyville, Ill.; Debbie Bailey, Kentucky; Bob (Reta) Swisher, Shelbyville, Ill.; Brenda Hill, Nokomis, Ill.; Roger (Kelli) Gregg, Nokomis, Ill.; several nieces and nephews; and his dog, Holly. He was preceded in death by his father, John Swisher; mother, Mary Kay Gregg; step-father, Marvin Gregg; sister, Barbara Jo Swisher.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, May 26, 2018 in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Jake Phillips officiating and military rites by Pana Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until service time in the funeral home.

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