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1934 Ralph 2020

Ralph McSwain

July 11, 1934 — June 25, 2020


MCSWAIN, Ralph. Beloved husband of Jonalee McSwain. Devoted father of Michael (Viv) McSwain, MarDee (Paul) Moon, MarCee (Mike) Wilkerson, Amy (Brian) Slone, and the late Mark McSwain. Cherished grandfather of 15. Great grandfather of 15 and counting. Dear brother of Joan Ostendorf, Ron (Phyllis) McSwain, Greg (Nicky) McSwain; and the late Don McSwain. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Ralph & Bertha McSwain.

Ralph was the founder of McSwain Hardwood Floor Company in 1953 in McSwain Carpet in 1968 and was known nationally for his expertise in the wood flooring industry. He developed and built several commercial properties primarily in the Evendale area. Ralph spent all of his 85 years as part of the Springdale Nazarene Church and was a long time board member, usher, and passionately and diligently attended to the Church’s buildings and grounds.

Ralph passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at the age of 85 years. Special thanks to his wonderful caregivers at Brookdale Springdale, Kisha, Mimi and Alexis

Friends may greet the family at Springdale Nazarene Church, 11177 Springfield Pk., Springdale, OH 45246 on Saturday, July 25, 2020 from 10am until time of memorial service at 12noon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Springdale Nazarene Church or to Brookdale Hospice, 2621 Dryden Rd., Suite 204, Moraine, OH 45439.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Visitation

Saturday, July 25, 2020

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Springdale Nazarene Church (Springfield Pk, Springdale)


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Memorial Service

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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