Saturday, December 25

Dock Nixon Swaney Passes

Dock Nixon Swaney, 83, of Asheboro, passed December 24, 2010. Funeral arrangements are at Ridge Funeral Home in Asheboro, with visitation for family and friends at Ridge from 6 to 8 PM on Monday, December 27. Funeral service will be at Rushwood Park Wesleyan Church of Asheboro, at 2 PM on Tuesday, December 28, 2010; Dr. Ron L. Hamilton and Rev. Brent C. Tysinger officiating. Native of Randolph County, he was born April 1, 1927, to Henry Taylor Swaney and Sarah Garren Swaney. Preceded in death by his parents, brother Charles, sister Frances Luther (who passed on November 30, 2010), and wife of sixty-three years, Kathleen Cox Swaney. Survived by his daughter Carolyn Tysinger and husband Charles of Asheboro, sons Darrell Swaney of Denton, Jerry Swaney and wife June of Staley, Todd Swaney and wife Charlene of Asheboro, brothers Jack Swaney and wife Irene of Trinity, Rev. Arthur Swaney and wife Hilda, Ted Swaney and wife Louise, Donald Swaney and wife Bonnie, sisters Gladys Hinshaw and husband Paul, Bobbie Tysinger and husband Kenneth, and Doris Gordon and husband Jaffey, all of Asheboro, eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

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