Robert Swan

Robert Andrew Swan, 68, of Beardstown died July 3, 2008, at Renaissance Care Center in Canton.

He was born May 29, 1940, in Beardstown, a son of William H. and Ila A. Fritz Swan. He married Alice Smith.

Surviving are one son, Andrew Robert “AndyBob” (and Lori) Swan of Vermont; two brothers, Harold E. (and Sherry) Swan of Beardstown and Henry (and Mary) Swan of Savanna; three sisters, Willa J. (and Richard) Fisher of Summum, Virginia D. Hood of Beardstown and Nancy J. Maher of Osage Beach, Mo.; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Perry L. Swan, Charles W. Swan and James F. Swan.

He was a commercial fisherman working alongside his brother, Perry.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday at Beardstown Marina. Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 7/9/2008