January 21, 1940 – December 20, 2019
Bobby Swinson, 79, of Maple Hill ended his Earthly journey on Friday, December 20, 2019.
Bobby loved classic cars, motors, the mountains, and his family. He worked for the Jacksonville Daily News for over 30 years until his retirement.
Bobby is survived by his wife, Lucille Cheryl "Boo" Swinson; children, Robert Swinson (Sharon), Timothy Stevens (Colette), Terrie Strange (Robert), and Dee McKinney; sister, Grace Cowell; 11 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; numerous nieces, nephews and car club friends.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, December 26, 2019 at Johnson Funeral Home in Jacksonville. The family will receive friends following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Bobby's honor may be made to Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation.
- Memorial Service Thursday, December 26, 2019
December 21, 2019
Bobby was a fine man and good friend we worked together at the daily news and was a joy to be around. I was saddened to learn of his passing my heart goes out to his family. RIP old friend.