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Paul E. Swain

November 2, 1948 ~ February 23, 2020 (age 71)

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Paul E. Swain, 71, of Roanoke, IN, passed away on Sunday, February 23, 2020, at Markle Health & Rehabilitation Center, Markle, IN.

Paul was born on November 2, 1948, in Huntington, IN, to William O. and Edna (Wall) Swain.  His parents preceded him in death.  He married Vickie Baumgardner on December 6, 1986, and she survives and resides in Roanoke.   

Paul was a 1967 graduate of Huntington High School.  He was the Superintendent of Utilities for the Town of Roanoke for 38 years.  Paul was an avid hunter and was well known as “the legend”.   He also loved fishing and camping.

Along with his wife, Vickie, he is survived by two sons, Joshua W. Swain, Huntington, Joseph A. Swain, Columbus, OH; two daughters, Nanette Hardcastle, Albion, IN, Jennell (Tom) O’Hare, Fort Wayne, IN; one step-son, Tyson (Jill) Biehl; one step-daughter, Tonya Ptak, both of Huntington, IN.  

Paul is also survived by three sisters, Tonya (Gary) Buzzard, Warren, IN, Trudy Swain, Denver, CO, Cindy (Bob) Dillahay, Fishers, IN; one step-sister, Cindy Carter, Indianapolis, IN;13 grandchildren, Brett Swain, Michael O’Hare, Daniel O’Hare, Thomas O’Hare, Will Swain, Livia Swain, Lee Hardcastle, Madison Ptak, Mason Ptak, Caydnce Biehl, Jaedyn Biehl; and one great grandchild, Otto Swain.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by one step-sister, Vicki Bickel.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, February 27, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN.

Additional calling hours will be held on Friday, February 28, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. followed by the Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, with Chaplain Kurt Snyder officiating.

Burial will be at Glenwood Cemetery, Roanoke, IN.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to either of the following: Huntington County Humane Shelter, Cancer Services of Huntington County, or Save Our Youth in Denver, CO, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN 46750.

McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN, is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be made to:  www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 27, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home
715 N. Jefferson St.
Huntington, IN 46750

Visitation
Friday
February 28, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home
715 N. Jefferson St.
Huntington, IN 46750

Funeral Service
Friday
February 28, 2020

11:00 AM
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home
715 N. Jefferson St.
Huntington, IN 46750

Graveside Service
Friday
February 28, 2020

12:00 PM
Glenwood Cemetery
Roanoke Road
Roanoke, IN 46783

Donations

Huntington County Humane Shelter
c/o McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington IN 46750
Tel: 1-260-356-3320
Web: https://www.animalshelter.org/shelters/Huntington_County_Humane_Society_rId1630_rS_pC.html

Cancer Services of Huntington County
c/o McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St, Huntington IN 46750
Tel: 1-260-356-3320
Email: mike@McElhaneyHartFuneralHome.com

Save Our Youth
c/o McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington IN 46750
Tel: 1-260-356-3320
Web: https://saveouryouth.org/donate/

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