Robert Henry "Bobby" Swink, 81, died Nov. 2

Robert Henry "Bobby" Swink, 81, of Lexington died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at his home.

Born Sept. 26, 1938, in Rockbridge County, he was a son of the late Robert Glasgow Swink and Marie Ayres Swink.

He was a member of Oxford Presbyterian Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Surviving are two sisters, Shirley Montgomery of Lexington, his caregiver for the last three and half years, and Kathy Landes and husband Glenn of Burlington, N.C.; three nieces, Emily Conroy, Beverly Nedrow (Bruce) and Jessica Johnson (Hunt) and one nephew, Kyle Landes; two great-nieces, Zoey Fahner and Violet Johnson, and one great nephew, Michael Zakaib. Special thanks to his good friend Francis "Butch" Irvine.

Private services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rockbridge Area Hospice, 315 Myers St., Lexington, VA 24450.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.

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