Robert Randolph Swanson

Robert Randolph Swanson, 75, of Hillsborough Drive, Anderson, SC, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017, peacefully at home with his family by his side.

Born June 3, 1941, in Springfield, Illinois, he was the son of the late Stanley and Eunice Osmundsen Swanson. He was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force and retired from General Electric. Robert was of the Lutheran faith.

Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Stephanie Smith Swanson; son, Eric Swanson (Shannon) of Easley, SC; two granddaughters, Macy Allison and Emma Swanson; special niece, Kristin Stapor (Andrew); sister, Diane Hunter of Syracuse, NY; and other nieces and nephews. Robert was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Swanson.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at M.J. “Dolly” Cooper Veteran Cemetery with Father Lee Dudley officiating.

The family is at the residence.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gentiva Hospice, 15 Brendan Way, Suite 100, Greenville, SC 29615 or your local American Legion.

Sullivan-King Mortuary www.sullivanking.com.

By Patricia Older

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