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Arthur L. "Buddy" Swisher

Died: October 8, 2019

Arthur L. “Buddy” Swisher, 93, of Winchester, Virginia passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at Winchester Medical Center.

Buddy was born in 1926, son of the late Clarence and Vernie Swisher. He was a graduate of John Handley High School, Class of 1944. Buddy was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was a …read more

Arthur L. “Buddy” Swisher, 93, of Winchester, Virginia passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at Winchester Medical Center.

Buddy was born in 1926, son of the late Clarence and Vernie Swisher. He was a graduate of John Handley High School, Class of 1944. Buddy was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was a Construction Superintendent at Howard Shockey & Sons, retiring after 44 years of service. Buddy enjoyed woodworking, hunting and was a devoted and loving husband and father.

He married Patricia L. Milburn on June 1, 1963 in Frederick County, Virginia.

Surviving with his wife are daughters, Julie Ryan and husband, Charlie of Fredericksburg, Virginia and Sherry Lewis and husband, Don of Winchester, Virginia; and sister, Kitty Shendow of Winchester, Virginia.

Mr. Swisher was preceded in death by a sister, Colleen and a stepson, Ricky Phillips.

A visitation will be from 9 am to 10 am on Monday at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel. A graveside service will follow the visitation at Old Stone Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Buddy’s memory to Old Stone Church Memorial Association, c/o Glen Lutz, 9933 Maplested Lane, Richmond, Virginia 23235.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, October 14, 2019

Time: 09:00 am

End Time: 10:00 am

Amherst Chapel

Address:

1600 Amherst Street
Winchester,VA 22601

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, October 14, 2019

Graveside Service
Old Stone Church Cemetery
Frederick County, Virginia


Memorial Information

Memorial Contributions may be made to:

Old Stone Church Memorial Association
c/o Glen Lutz
9933 Maplested Lane
Richmond, Virginia 23235


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