John Swanson

Obituary of John Lafayette Swanson

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John Lafayette Swanson, 91, of Roanoke County, passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. John was a decorated 21 year Army veteran from 1949-1970, serving in both Korean War and Vietnam War.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothea Swanson; daughter, Karen Swanson-Whitlock (Gene); son, Neil Swanson (Becky); grandchildren, Devyn Hosford (Breck), Matthew Whitlock, Jackson Swanson, Mahre Swanson, and Ranger Swanson; great granddaughter, Alice Hosford; and siblings, Clyde Swanson Jr. and Benjamin Swanson.

A Graveside Service will be held at Sherwood Memorial Park at 12:30 pm on Saturday, July 23, 2022, with entombment in the Masoleum to follow.


Graveside Service

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Saturday, July 23, 2022
Sherwood Memorial Park
1250 East Main Street
Salem, Virginia, United States
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John Swanson

1931 - 2022

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