Wayne Allen Swaney, age 74, of Logan, Ohio, passed away January 20, 2023, at his residence.
Wayne was born June 21, 1948, in Woodbury Township, Pennsylvania to James D. and Lois Swaney. He retired from the City of Columbus Division of Water after more than 40 years. He was a charter member of the 1949-1953 Ford-Mercury Associates Car Club, Wayne loved his old Fords and Harleys. He was also a member of the Amvets of Thornville and the Logan Moose. Wayne was a US Marine Corps Veteran, having served in Vietnam, and flew on the Honor Flight #113 to Washington DC. He loved his family, the beach, going golfing, and anything Snoopy. He was an avid Ohio State Buckeyes and Cleveland Browns fan. Christmas was Wayne’s favorite holiday, he loved decorating and hanging lights. Wayne loved smoking cigars, drinking rum, and loved drinking his Baileys and coffee.
Surviving are his wife of 35 years, Tina Swaney; children, Stacy (Carol) Swaney of Etna, Angela (Brian) Mitchell of Millersport, and Bryan Swaney of Lancaster; grandchildren, Cameron (Victoria) Roberts of Shaker Heights, Madison Sparks of Thornville, and Kaleb Swaney of Lancaster; siblings, Deloras Meyer of Akron, Gary Swaney of Chico, CA, Larry Swaney of Millersport, Michael Swaney of Millersport, and Tammy Newness of Davie, FL; mother-in-law, Anne “Baby” Halter of Delaware; several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins.
Wayne was preceded in death by his parents.
A Military service, conducted by the Hocking County Honor Guard, was held at 4:00 pm, Sunday, January 29, 2023, at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio.
Calling hours were observed on Sunday, January 29, 2023, from 1:00 pm to the time of the Military Service at the funeral home. The family requests that the dress code attire be very casual and suggests Ohio State Buckeyes or Cleveland Browns clothing.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Honor Flight and/or FairHoPe Hospice 282 Sells Rd, Lancaster Ohio 43130.