David Swint Jr, age 64 of Canton, passed away on March 10, 2014. He was born November 7, 1949 to the late David Sr. and Hilda Swint.
David was a 1968 graduate of McKinley High School. He also attended Stark State College. David loved to read and tinker with computers. He was an avid chess player and belonged to the United States Chess Federation.
David is survived by his spiritual soulmate, Mary Smith; sons, David Swint III of Pheonix, Arizona, Joseph (Kelly) Swint of Canton; Tyronne Gantlin of Canton, Kevin (Heather) Hanley, and Derrick Webster; daughters, Tenelle McGrew of Canton, Kaniea Gantlin of Canton, Rochelle McGrew of Columbus, and Marycle; brother, Mark Swint Sr. of Columbus; sisters, Phyllis (Fred) Brown of Columbus, Rosemary (Charles) Butler of Arkansas, Wanda Jean (Curtis) Butler, Michelle Patterson, both of Canton; special aunt, Gloria Swint; 23 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 12pm in the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel with visitation prior from 10-12pm. Interment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.
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