John Wood Swartz Jr.

January 18, 1953June 19, 2014

John W. Swartz Jr. age 61 of Huber Heights died on June 19, 2014. John was born the son of John W. & Mary G. (Crouch) Swartz on January 18, 1953 in Troy, Ohio. He is preceded in death by his parents, Sister Beverly Hobbs, brother Tom Swartz, and the mother of his children Karen Swartz. John is survived by his 3 sons Austin Swartz of Kentucky, Jacob (May) Swartz of California, and Daniel Swartz of Huber Heights; sisters Deborah Malone of Dayton, Verlene (Gary) Kilgore of Fairborn, Pamela Gerlaugh of Kentucky, and Kim Swartz of Dayton; his life partner Denise Foster & her son Garrett; 2 dear friends Keith Parsons, and “GOOD” John Mulhern; Several nieces and nephews, and many other friends. John enjoyed his family and riding on his Harley. John was a loving husband, father, brother, and friend. He will be missed by all who love him. Online condolences may be left for the family at


  • Memorial Service Saturday, July 12, 2014

John Wood Swartz Jr.

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Verlene Kilgore

July 3, 2014

We are having a memorial service.
July 12th 5:00
Fairborn Enterprise Church
Stewart Street, Fairborn

Brian Parr

July 2, 2014

I remember with fondness the many nights I stayed overnight at the Swartz's as a kid. There were many late nights hanging out with John, Tom, Verlene and all the Swartz family. We were always welcome there. John was a great guy then and I'm sure throughout his life. You've gone too soon, John. God Bless.

June 29, 2014

To John's Family, The Class of Tecumseh 1971 will miss John, gone way to soon.

Nancy Aldredge Warren

June 25, 2014

My heart goes out to John's sisters and the rest of his family in this sad, sad loss. What a hoot it was to run into John every few years, and never more surprising than last summer cutting firewood of all things!

Victoria Stapleton

June 23, 2014

We'll miss you Uncle John. You were always looking out for me and my sisters making sure that the boys didnt hurt us. And i know that youll continue to watch over us. Thank you for loving us and thank you for being part of my family. Say hi to everyone for us.

Peggy Howe

June 23, 2014

I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Johnnie. He was a very nice guy. My family enjoyed knowing his as he grew up. We all thought a lot of him.

My thoughts are with all his family.

Billy and Chloe Ann Stewart

June 23, 2014

So sorry to hear about John. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

john mulhern

June 23, 2014

Will miss a lot buddy.

Verlene Kilgore

June 22, 2014

We will miss you here on earth. But will meet on the other side of Jordan.

Verlene Kilgore

June 22, 2014

My Brother I'll miss you here on earth but, I will meet you on the other side so Jordan.