Ronald L. Swallie, 92, of Barnesville, Ohio passed away peacefully Monday morning, December 30, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born December 23, 1921 in Jerusalem, Ohio.
Mr. Swallie was a member of East Main Street Church of Christ and a retired superintendent of the Ohio Department of Transportation. He was a veteran of World War II where he served from 1943-1946 and was a Buck Sergeant. He was a member of the American Legion, VFW, Friendship Lodge #89 and Scottish Rite Cambridge.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 71 years -Betty Swallie (1/20/13); brothers  Kenneth Swallie, Kirk Swallie, and Larry Swallie; great-grandson Cole Pryor; great-granddaughter  Haven Carpenter.
He is survived by daughters Linda (Charles) Carpenter of Barnesville, Phyllis (Arthur) Reed of Barnesville, and Ellen (Robert) Ward of Westerville, Ohio; brother Jim (Shirley) Swallie of Barnesville; sister Virginia (Jim) Kearns of Kent, Ohio; grandchildren Tina (Eugene) Gill, Connie (Brian) Koper, Steve (Kim) Carpenter, Brandon (Margaret) Ward, Nicole Reed, and Dustin (Shea) Reed; great-grandchildren Andrea Edwards, Ashley Campbell, Chessie Bazzo, Cash Carpenter, Darby Carpenter, Elizabeth Ward, Ava Ward, Mackston Reed, Mayson Reed, and Madelyn Corona; and great-geat-grandchildren Alexis Edwards, Jacob Edwards, Alivia Campbell, Aniston Campbell, and Vincent Chiodi.
Visitation was held Thursday, January 2, 2014 at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, 319 North Chestnut Street, Barnesville, Ohio where the services were held Friday, January 3, 2014 at Ev. Val Roxby officiated. Burial followed at Crestview Cemetery in Barnesville, Ohio.  Masonic services were conducted by Friendship Lodge #89 F&AM on Thursday January 2, 2014.  American Legion Belmont County Council conducted military services at the funeral home on Friday January 3, 2014.