John Douglas Swimm of East Lynn

John Douglas Swimm, 51, of East Lynn, WV, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, WV. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 13, 2011 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, WV with burial to follow at the Pack Cemetery on Big Laurel. He was born July 28, 1960 in Logan County, WV, a son of Esta Mae Swimm of East Lynn, WV, and the late William Everett Swimm. He was a self-employed carpenter. Two nephews, Jessey Hughes and Emmit Brooks and a step-son, Ernie Frye, also preceded him in death. Survivors include a daughter, Tahanna Pierce and companion, Hobert Porter of East Lynn, WV; a step-daughter, Kristy Blankenship of Wayne, WV; a son, Johnathan Pierce and wife, Isis , with the U. S. Army in Kuwait; a step-son, Shane Skeens of East Lynn, WV; a sister, Diana Hughes and husband, Jerry of East Lynn, WV; seven brothers, Bobby Swimm and wife, Tina, and Charlie Swimm and wife, Tracey, all of Huntington, WV, Wayne Swimm and wife, Darlene, James Swimm, Carl Swimm and fiancé, Jodi Puskas, and Rufus Swimm and wife, Tonya, all of East Lynn, WV, and William Swimm and wife, Paula of Wayne, WV; and 11 grandchildren. Friends may call from noon until service time on Saturday at Morris Funeral Home.