2012-05-24 / Obituaries

Michael G. Swope McConnellsburg, 50

Michael G. Swope, 50, Mc- Connellsburg, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012, in Needmore.

He was born in Mc- Connellsburg, April 22, 1962, the son of M. Cloyd and Ruth Evelyn (Keebaugh) Swope of Harrisonville. He was the husband of Paula Lynn (Soules) Swope, whom he married on December 4, 1987.

He served in the U. S. Army, was a member of Great Cove Golf Course, Mc- Connellsburg, and was a truck driver for Mellott Wood Preserving in Needmore. He enjoyed golfing, NASCAR, hunting, spending time with his family and especially his grandson.

In addition to his wife and his parents, he is survived by a daughter, Brandy J. (wife of Wesley) Locke, Shade Gap; brothers: M. Cloyd Swope Jr. of Harrisonville; Walter SwopeofHarrison-ville; Greg Swope of McCon-nellsburg, Andy Swope of Warfordsburg; a sister, Debbie DeShong of Harrisonville; and a grandson, Brody Michela Locke of Shade Gap.

Services were held at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Nazarene, Harrisonville, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2012. Pastor William Swope and Pastor Dan Porterfield officiated. Interment was at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Nazarene Cemetery, Harrisonville.

Arrangements were made by the Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., Mc- Connellsburg. Online condolences may be expressed at www.howardlsipes.com.

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