CALLAO—Lewis William Swann, 85, of Callao passed away on October 29, 2019. He was a retired Contel Telephone supervisor and school bus driver for Northumberland County Public Schools.
Lewis was a member of Bethany Baptist Church, Masonic Lodge 212 Kinsale, a charter member of Callao Moose Lodge 917 and a charter member and past president of Callao Rescue Squad.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean S. Swann; his parents, Vernon and Mabel Swann; son-in-law, Ronnie Rock; and brother, Cecil Swann.
He is survived by two daughters, Phyllis Harrison and Priscilla Rock; son, Warren “Shiney” Swann (Bonnie); seven grandchildren, Ron (Diana) and Whitney Rock, Kevin (Tiffany) and Tyler Harrison, Holly (Albert) Sanford, Brooke (Heath) Spivey and Blaine (Kristen) Swann; seven great-grandchildren, Ronnie and Owen Rock, William Harrison, Conner and Emma Sanford and Beckett and Piper Spivey; sister, Nancy Sanders; dear friend, Betty Hinton; and numerous nieces, nephews and close friends.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Lewis’ loving caregivers, Joyce Northern, Charlotte Reynolds, Bonnie Bradshaw, Betty Dunaway and Helen Roane. They were a true blessing during his time of need.
Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, November 3, at Bethany Baptist Church, Callao. Interment followed the service in the church cemetery. Family received friends an hour prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Callao Rescue Squad, PO Box 82, Callao, VA 22435; or Riverside Tappahannock Hospice, 289 Hospital Road, Tappahannock, VA 22560.