Clarence “Cap” Swift, 85

Published 4:05 pm Friday, February 9, 2018

Clarence “Cap” Swift, 85, of Waynesburg, passed away Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 at his residence.

He was born in Waynesburg, on July 22, 1932, son of the late Charles Haskel and Anna Mae Orchid Swift. He was a retired service man for GTE.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years whom he married on March 11, 1967, Barbara Sue Creason Swift; a son, Rickie Swift of Waynesburg; three daughters, Debbie Lamberson of New Franklin, Mo., Sheraly Nichols of Columbia, Mo., and Susan Jolly of Stanford; one brother, Gordon Swift of Monticello; one sister, Christine Swift of Lancaster; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, James Hubert Swift, Dallas Ray Swift, Charles Haskel Swift, Jr., Leamon Swift and Virgil Swift; one sister, Etta Loretta Todd; one grandson, Kevin Nichols; and a son-in-law, Charles Nichols.

Funeral services are at 11 a.m. today ( Thursday, Feb. 8) at the chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home. Burial will be in Olive Cemetery.

Visitation for Clarence Swift was Wednesday, Feb. 7, at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.