Marvin H. Swanson

August 29, 1929 — January 28, 2022

Marvin H. Swanson

 

Retired US Army CW4 Marvin H. Swanson, 92, of Fayetteville, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 28, 2022.

Marvin was born in Eagle Bend, MN, on August 29, 1929.  He enlisted in the Army in October 1950.  He was a veteran of both the Korean War and Vietnam War (two tours) and later retired from the service in August 1977.

Marvin returned to school and learned to be a computer programmer.  He then worked as a civilian at  Cherry Point USMC and then with Mid-South Insurance Company until retirement.  In his retirement he loved golfing, fishing, reading, Sudoku, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held Friday, February 4, 2022 at 12:30 pm at St. James Lutheran Church with Rev. John Locke presiding.  The burial will follow at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery with military honors.

The family will receive friends prior to the service on Friday from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm in the church’s Fellowship Hall.

Marvin is survived by two daughters, Brenda McLaurin of Wilmington and Karen Briggs and husband, Bryan, of Sanford; three sons, Bruce Swanson and wife, Judy, of Orlando, WV, Philip Swanson of Fayetteville and Scott Swanson of Autryville; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Rachel Swanson, and a grandson, Craig McLaurin.

Memorials may be made to the Prostate Cancer Foundation via their website at www.pcf.org.

 

 

 

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Friday, February 4, 2022

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