WINCHESTER, Va. - Bruce Lee Swearingen, 70, formerly of Kensington, Ohio, passed away suddenly at his home in Winchester, Va., on Sept. 16, 2012.
Born Jan. 24, 1942, to Paul and Miriam (Krabill) Swearingen, he was preceded in death by his father Paul, brother Gary and father-in-law William Lee Carr Sr.
Bruce graduated from Youngstown State University as a electrical engineer and retired as director of the Naval Electromagnetic Spectrum Center of the United States Navy, in Washington D.C.
Survived by his wife Shirley of 35 years; son Mark; mother Miriam; three sisters, Gail Swearingen and Carol Swearingen of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio and Nancy (Cliff) Hill of Oriental, N. C.; mother-in-law Dema Carr; three sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law; and numerous nephews and nieces.
Calling hours will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at the Maple-Cotton Funeral Home in Kensington.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Maple-Cotton Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Linz officiating. Burial will follow at Grove Hill Cemetery.