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James Edward Swaner, 85, of Norman passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, in Norman.
James was born July 9, 1932, in Brookland, Arkansas, to Vernie Swaner and Zelma Seats. He joined the United States Air Force in 1951 and was honorably discharged in 1955. He married Ruth Childers on July 29, 1968, in Del City, Oklahoma. He was an avid bowler, loved to cook and bow hunt. He had a special place in his heart for friends and co-workers who were alone during the holidays and always invited them to his home. James was also an animal lover. He was a member of Hilltop Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth; his parents; and one brother: Calvin Curtis Trowbridge.
He is survived by one sister: Freda Woolard, and her husband, Hal; two brothers: Ray Trowbridge and Gary Don Trowbridge; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 10 am Monday, December 18, 2017, at Primrose Funeral Service Chapel with Pastor Matt Hardin, officiating. Burial will immediately follow at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 1 - 3 pm Sunday, December 17, 2017 at Primrose Funeral Service.
Services have been entrusted to Primrose Funeral Service. Please visit our online guestbook at www.primrosefuneralservice.com
Published on December 14, 2017
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