Claude N. Swecker 1938-2020 Obituary

Claude N. Swecker, age 82 years, a resident of Elkins, passed away Friday, September 18, 2020 at Davis Medical Center.

He was born January 16, 1938 in Elkins, a son of the late Benjamin F. and Bessie Pritt Swecker.

He had never married. He is survived by one brother, David Swecker of Elkins, two sisters, Elizabeth Bennett and husband Harry of Elkins, Janet Hart and husband Roger of Wallowa, Oregon and brother-in-law, Benjamin Coberly of Elkins. Four nieces, Angela Swecker, Rebecca Coberly, Kathy Peaslee and husband Charles, all of Elkins and Joy Currence of Arkansas. Three great nephews and four great nieces also survive. Also preceding him in death besides his parents was one sister, Karen Coberly and sister-in-law Margaret Swecker. Claude attended the schools of Randolph County. He enjoyed walking, reading and studying the Bible and loved watching his Walt Disney movies.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at Mountain States Memorial Gardens at Gilman with Bishop Jamie Estep officiating. Interment will follow. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Claude N. Swecker.

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