David Swayze D.O.

Obituary of David Wayne Swayze D.O.

Dr. David W. Swayze, Age-95, of Punta Gorda, Florida passed away after a two year struggle with Parkinsons Disease and Dementia on Thursday April 18th, 2024 at his home in the loving care of his wife and stepson, Jay. Dr. Swayze was born on November 10th 1928 to Laura and Wade (Wayne) Swayze in Flint Michigan and was a Florida resident for the last twenty years. He graduated from Flint Central High School in 1947 and joined the Army in 1948 and became a Paratrooper and Gliderman before being honorably discharged in June of 1952. Dr. Swayze attended Flint Junior College, N.E. Missouri State and Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri. He was a physician as a General Practitioner and then an Anesthesiologist. He was a member of the American Osteopathic College of Anesthesiologist, St. Andrews South Golf Club, American Medical Association, a lifelong member of the AASR Masonic Jurisdiction, The American Legion, BPO Elks and the International Anesthesiology Research Society. Dr Swayze enjoyed playing golf, backgammon, solitaire and watched every episode of Gun Smoke. Dr. Swayze is survived by his wife, Marie, four children, Ramona, Matthew, Rebecca and Mitchell four stepchildren; James, Jeffrey, Andrew and Laurie fourteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister, Shirley and a nephew, Scott. He is preceded in death by his parents and stepfather, Nathan Jones. A memorial service will be held on Thursday May 9th, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. at Charlotte Memorial Funeral Home 9400 Indian Spring Cemetery Rd. Punta Gorda FL. In lieu of flowers the family suggest contributions be made to Sacred Heart Church of Punta Gorda, St. Judes Childrens Hospital or the charity of your choice.
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Memorial Service

11:00 am
Thursday, May 9, 2024
Charlotte Memorial Funeral Home
9400 Indian Spring Cemetery Road
Punta Gorda, Florida, United States
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