Robert Drescott Swift
- May 26, 1936 - December 8, 2012
- Williamsburg, Virginia
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“He was a great man, and I miss him a lot. Because of my age, I was never very close to pop pop. Although, during the substantially late part of his...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: luke swift - williamsburg , VA
“We will always remember Pop Pop sitting around the kitchen table giving good advice and being ever present in the lives of his grandchildren. He made...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: The Campbell Family - VA
“Sending our condolences to Bob's family upon just hearing of his passing. We both worked with him at Owens-Illinois.
3 of 4 | Posted by: Wayne & Janet Jones - VA
We are so sorry to hear about your Father passing away.
Love, Mike, Laurie, Ashley, and Conner
4 of 4 | Posted by: Laurie Gurley - Virginia Beach, VA
Robert Drescott Swift, 76, of Williamsburg, passed away on December 8, 2012. Robert, also known as "Captain Bob" and "Swifty", served with the U.S. Marines before working as a quality control inspector for Owens Brockway in Toano. Although his favorite hobby was spending time with his grandchildren, he also loved old westerns, reading and vacationing at Disney World.
He will be missed by his wife, Kathryn Swift; son, Robert C. Swift (Michelle); daughters, Ruthann Johnson (Brian) and Carrie Morgan (Greg); and grandchildren, Garrett Morgan, Jessi Swift, Emily Morgan, and Luke Swift.
Services will be private for the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 800. Washington, DC 20004 or www.lung.org/donate. Online condolences may be offered at www.nelsencares.com.