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Elmer Schweinsberg

Elmer Schweinsberg, 85, of Wheelersburg, died Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Crystal Care Center in Franklin Furnace.  Born on April 12, 1933 in Portsmouth, he was a son of the late Elmer and Alberta Foster Schweinsberg.  Elmer was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War and a retired brakeman and conductor for the N&W Railroad.

Also preceding him in death were his loving wife, Bessie Floyd Schweinsberg, whom he married on June 10, 1955; a brother, Paul Schweinsberg and a sister, Ruth Holsinger.

Survivors include a son, Robert (Brenda) Schweinsberg; a daughter, Linda Lee (Rick) Rivers; a brother, Rick (Teresa) Schweinsberg; four sisters, Janice (Tom) Lucas, Lorraine Vaughters, Martha (Charles) Bobst and Carol Wampler; three grandchildren, Zachary Schweinsberg, Nathan Walker and Erica Ramey; two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 24th, at 12:00 noon at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE with Pastor Gary Heimbach officiating.  Interment will be in Memorial Burial Park.

The family will receive guests at Brant’s from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday.

Elmer’s family wishes to extend a special “thank you” to Crystal Care for the excellent care for him, the Cedar Street Church of Christ in Christian Union and Hospice.

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