Richard L. ‘Dick’ Swartzmiller

Richard L. “Dick” Swartzmiller, 78, of Florida, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at Windsor of Cape Coral.

He was born Feb. 26, 1935, in Bettsville, to Claude H. and Mary Ann (Braden) Swartzmiller.

Survivors include his close friend, Robert “Chris” Schaffer of Florida; three sisters, Phyllis Neill and Lois Ziegler, both of Bellevue, and Sharon Leach of St. Petersburg, Florida; four brothers, Newton (Betty) Swartzmiller of Attica, James (Sandy) Swartzmiller of Worthington, Wiliand (Judy) Swartzmiller of Mansfield and Robert (Judy) Swartzmiller of Bellevue; a brother-in-law, Gene Nagel of Attica; a sister-in-law, Sue Swartzmiller of Locust Grove, Georgia; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Keith and Larry Swartzmiller; a sister, Connie Nagel; and two brothers-in-law, John Ziegler and Elmer Neill.

Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. Sunday, June 1, 2014, at Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue.

His funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Catherine Lawrence officiating. Burial will follow at Fireside Cemetery, Bellevue.

Memorials may be made to the hospice of the donor’s choice.