Ronald “Red” Thomas Swartz of Madisonburg, died on February 9, 2018. Born on November 25, 1941 in Snow Shoe, he was the son of the late James and Carrie Swartz of Snow Shoe. He was a graduate of Bald Eagle Area. He married Peggy A. Bullock (Swartz) in 1963.
He is survived by three children, Franklin T. Swartz of Madisonburg, Peggy L. Warner (James) of Madisonburg, and Scott E. Swartz (Jamie) of Aaronsburg; seven grandchildren, Lukas, Jared, Katlan, Matthew, Maverick, Caleb, and Cheyenne; and four great-grandchildren, Emma, Ryan, Lena and Nolyn.
His passions were holding the latest newborn baby in the family, hunting with his family, teaching everyone how to shoot a gun, traveling, and telling jokes.
He was a charter bus driver for Fullington Bus Co., where he worked for over 30 years.
Friends will be received on Friday, February 16, 2018 from 1-3pm at Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc. at 206 N. Spring Street Bellefonte. Services and burial will be private at the convenience of the family.