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1959 Steven 2021

Steven Ray Swihart

December 2, 1959 — July 30, 2021

Steven Ray Swihart, 61, of Dover passed away on Friday, July 30, 2021.

Born on December 2, 1959, in Dover, he was the son of William D. Swihart of Dover and Nancy (Bahler) Rufener of Uhrichsville.

Steven attended Buckeye Career Center and graduated from Dover High School with the class of 1979. He enjoyed operating heavy equipment and retired from the Local 18 Union Operators. He worked for many years for BHI.

Steven was an avid NASCAR fan. He loved all sports but especially loved the Cleveland Browns.

In addition to his parents, he leaves behind his two sons; Justin Swihart (Cassie) of New Philadelphia, Jory (Emily) Swihart of Dover; his grandsons, Brodie, Kellen, and Jack; four brothers, Douglas (Lori) Swihart of Dover, Matthew (Jen) Swihart of Medina, Edward Swihart of Dover, Bradley (Coreena) Rufener of Sugarcreek; his former wife, Holly Swihart; former life partner, Ruth-Ann (Gebelin) Glasgow and her daughter, Erica Rozek; along with Erica's children, Noah and Rylee; and many close friends.

Steven was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Swihart.

Friends and family are invited to call at the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory in Dover on Saturday, August 7, 2021 from 2-4 pm. To sign an online guestbook for Steven, visit the obituary link on the funeral home’s website.

Memorial contributions can be made to a charity of choice.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Steven Ray Swihart, please visit our flower store.

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Saturday, August 7, 2021

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory

803 N. Wooster Ave. , Dover, OH 44622

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