RUTLAND — Gaylen Ralph Swanson Sr., 68, of Rutland, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014. He was born May 23, 1946, in Warren, Ohio, the son of the late Jack Eldon Swanson and Bertha Evelyn Faye Swanson.
He is survived by his children Gaylen R. Jr. (Julie) Swanson, Leonard (Tanisha) Swanson and Richard Swanson; nine grandchildren; and stepchildren Harry (Paula) Wainscott, Michael (Michelle) Wainscott and Jackie Warfield.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.
Funeral services will be noon Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with Pastor John Swanson officiating. Burial will follow at the Morris family cemetery. Visiting hours will be 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the funeral home.
A registry is available at Anderson McDaniel Funeral Homes — Pomeroy and Middleport.