Daniel “Leon” Swisher, 78, Harrisonville, died Friday, March 12, 2010, at his residence.
He was born in Five Forks, Pa., July 8, 1931, the son of the late Harvey and Gail (Statler) Swisher. He was the husband of Haidiee (Rowe) Swisher, whom he married February 18, 1952.
He graduated from Washington Township High School in 1950, served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War and before retiring was a welder at Mellott Manufacturing in Mercersburg.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Nancy A. Swisher, Harbor Beach, Mich.; son David M. (husband of Kim) Swisher, Harrisonville; granddaughter, Jessie Swisher, Harrisonville; and great-grandchildren: Christian Duffey and Sarah Gross.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Zelma Dewease, and a grandson, BJ Swisher.
Interment was private and at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements were by Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg.