November 10, 1945 - February 28, 2022
Chester Durham Swan, 76, passed away Monday, February 28, 2022 at home in Carthage, Missouri. Chester was born November 10, 1945 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina to Chester W. Swan and Antoinette “Barrow” Swan. He graduated with the class of 1964 from Gray High School in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Chester then attended Georgia Southern and Gardner Webb in Georgia. He was a member of the Home Moravian Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Chester enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a diehard Chief’s and Cardinal’s fan. Chester worked for Goodyear and Wingfoot for 30 years in sales. While he served his country in the United States Marine Corp, he worked nights in the Royals press box in Kansas City, Missouri. Chester was united in marriage to Janis “Waynick” on February 23, 2001 at the historic Carthage Courthouse in Carthage, Missouri; she survives. Chester is survived by his wife, Janis Swan; one brother, Donald T. Swan of Winston-Salem, North Carolina; one sister, Katherine Swan Osborne of North Carolina; two brothers-in-law, Mike Waynick of Carthage, Missouri and Gary Waynick and wife, Janis, of Wisconsin; two nieces, Kristie Wagner and husband, Chris of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Kelly B. Smart and husband, Michael of South Carolina,; four nephews, Russell Waynick and his wife, Rita of Carthage, Missouri, Andrew Waynick and wife, Hayley of Leawood, Kansas, Kevin Burton of South Carolina, and J.T. Swan and his wife, Tiffany of North Carolina. Chester is preceded in death by his parents, Chester W. and Antoinette Swan and brother, David Swan. A memorial visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday, March 12, 2022 at Ulmer Funeral Home in Carthage, Missouri. Inurnment will be at Salem Moravian God’s Acre Cemetery in Winston-Salem, North Carolina at a later date. Contributions may be made in to Home Moravian Church in care of Ulmer Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.ulmerfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.
Chester Durham Swan, 76, passed away Monday, February 28, 2022 at home in Carthage, Missouri. Chester was born November 10, 1945 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina to Chester W. Swan and Antoinette “Barrow” Swan. He graduated with... View Obituary & Service Information
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