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Robert "Shrimp" D. Swecker

April 3, 1928 ~ March 27, 2000 (age 71)

Robert D.  “Shrimp” Swecker, 71, of Glen Allen, died Monday, March 27, 2000, at Henrico Doctors Hospital in Richmond.

He was born April 3, 1928, at Brownsburg, Pa., a son of Arlie David and Isabelle (Crayne) Swecker.

On October 19, 1963, he married JoAnn Swecker.

He retired from the U.S. Postal Service, having served as postmaster in Blue Grass for 28 years. He was a graduate of Dunsmore Business College in Staunton. He served in the Amy during the Korean War. He was a former member of the Blue Grass Ruritan Club.

Survivors include his wife, JoAnn Swecker, of Glenn Allen; a daughter, Lisa Rogers, of Richmond; two grandsons, Cody Allen and Jeremy David Rogers, of Richmond; and a brother, Dale Swecker, of Maryland.

A service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, at Blue Grass Cemetery, by the Rev. Richard S. Gibson.

Pallbearers will be Conley Colaw, Carl Hull, Bardon Warner, Jimmy Will, George Colaw, Olin Sponaugle and Carl Lee Simmons.

Honorary pallbearers will be friends attending the service.

Friends may call at Obaugh Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Highland County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 268, Monterey, Va. 24465.

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