Robert Drescott Swift

Robert Drescott Swift, 76, of Williamsburg, passed away on December 8, 2012. Robert, also known as "Captain Bob" and "Swifty," served with the U.S. Marines before working as a quality control inspector for Owens Brockway in Toano. Although his favorite hobby was spending time with his grandchildren, he also loved old westerns, reading and vacationing at Disney World. He will be missed by his wife, Kathryn Swift; son, Robert C. Swift (Michelle); daughters, Ruthann Johnson (Brian) and Carrie Morgan (Greg); and grandchildren, Garrett Morgan, Jessi Swift, Emily Morgan, and Luke Swift. Services will be private for the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the , 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 800. Washington, DC 20004 or Online condolences may be offered at

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Nelsen Funeral Home - Williamsburg
3785 Strawberry Plains Rd. Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 565-1141

Published in Virginia Gazette from Dec. 13, 2012 to Jan. 12, 2013