Reed K. Swope

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Reed K. Swope, 90, DuBois, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at the DuBois Nursing Home.
Born Jan. 6, 1927, he was the son of the late Jesse L. and Grace M. (Olmstead) Swope.
He married Betty L. Lee on May 31, 1947, in Luthersburg. She survives.
Reed graduated from Brady Township High School and went on to study at the DuBois Business College. He retired from Triangle Auto Springs as a materials manager. Reed was a member of Lakeside United Methodist Church, DuBois Lions Club, Full Gospel Business Men's Group, and Fellowship in America. His hobbies included woodworking, hunting, and spending time with his beloved family. He was an Army veteran of World War II.
In addition to his wife, Reed is survived by two children, Terry (Kristen) Swope of DuBois and Tim (Marie) Swope of Florida; three grandchildren, Erica Manthey, Sonia Swope, and Meghan Swope; three great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was the last member of his immediate family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, a sister, and a son, David Swope.
Friends and family will be received Sunday, July 30, 2017, from 1-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc., DuBois. A funeral service will be held Monday, July 31, at 11 a.m. at Lakeside United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ellen Bullock officiating. Interment will be in Morningside Cemetery with military honors being accorded by the DuBois Area Honor Guard.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517 or to any other veterans support organization.
Online condolences may be made at
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Adamson Funeral Chapel
1312 Chestnut Avenue
DuBois, PA 15801
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Published in The Courier Express from July 27 to July 28, 2017
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