Thursday, October 16, 2014

Former Ohio OOC - Rick Swain, KK8O is now a Silent Key

Hi Gang,

It is with a very heavy heart that I announce the following Silent Key..

Richard (Rick) Lee Swain - KK8O, 69, of Galion died Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at Galion Community Hospital.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel in Galion where services will be held at 11 a.m. with Pastor Seth Ellis officiating.

Full military honors will be conducted by the United States Air Force and Galion Crestline Veterans Military Funeral Detail.

Burial will be at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Richard’s grandchildren’s college fund in care of the funeral home.

Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel in Galion is honored to serve the family of Richard Swain, and condolences may be made to them at

I've known Rick for most of my ham life and I always regarded him as a very personal friend..


Scott, N8SY..