Robert A. Swartz, 80, of Jamestown passed away Monday (May 7, 2018) in his home.
A lifelong area resident, he was born September 28, 1937 in Jamestown, the son of the late Robert L. and Ruth Carlson Swartz.
Bob was a graduate of Jamestown High School and was employed by MRC-SKF as marketing manager, retiring in 1987.
Bob was a life member of the Jamestown Moose Club 1681 and Lakewood Rod & Gun Club. He was also a member of the Ingjald Lodge # 65, Independent Order of Vikings and former member of War Vets Recreation. He enjoyed his family, bowling and golfing.
Surviving are his wife Betty Felt Swartz whom he married November 27, 1958 in Kennedy; four children: Robert A. (Suzanne) Swartz of Hawaii, Susan Scott of Florida, Timothy (Heidi) Swartz of Lockport, NY, Randall (Darlene) Swartz of Tennessee; 10 grandchildren: Tyler Myers, Hayden Myers, Jacob Swartz, Colton Swartz, Brandi Howard, Jackie Dorman, Michael Scott, Joshua Swartz, Bryant Swartz, Dustin Swartz; 5 great grandchildren: Ashlyn Howard, Tristian Clark, Peyton Dorman, Brandon Briggs, Tyler Briggs.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Richard Swartz.
A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Visitation will not be observed.
The family requests that any memorial donations be given to Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care, 20 West Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750