John David Swan
John David Swan, 54, Oxford, passed away suddenly Friday, January 22, 2016. He was a son of the late David G. and A. Leone (Trites) Swan.
John is survived by his wife, Christine (nee Porter); daughter, Courtney (David) Wood; son, Mitchell (Amanda Campbell); grandchildren, Hayden Wood, Ariahna and Emmett Swan; sisters, Lee (Kurt) Fischer, Oxford; Susan Swan (Bob Nagyobb), Halifax; Peg (Dave) Proctor, Germany; Barb (Wes) Pringle, Oxford; brother, Peter (Tracy), Oxford; many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by sister, Beth Grams.
After a brief period of school and working in Ontario, John joined the family business of Davis and Swan IGA in Oxford. Later he became owner and operator of Knol Farms Limited. John was a devoted family man, loyal friend, and hard worker. He will be greatly and forever missed by his family and friends.
John’s family will receive visitors from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, January 28, in MacDiarmid’s Funeral Home, 5075 Main St., Oxford (902-447-2930). Funeral service will be held Friday, January 29 at 2 p.m. in Trinity United Church, Oxford. Reception to follow in the Oxford Area Lion’s Community Centre.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Oxford Area Lions Club or the Route 6 or Cumberland Snowmobile Clubs.
Private condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.mmcfunerals.com