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"Donk" Swartz

“Donk” Swartz, age 73, of Whittier, NC, passed away on Friday, July 10, 2020 surrounded by his loved ones. He was the husband of Tammy Swartz and the son of the late Issabelle Maye Warren.

He was the maintenance man at Uncle Bill’s Flea Market in Whittier, NC. He loved riding motorcycles, fixing things, hot dogs, Bud Light and spending time with his family.

In addition to his mother, he was also preceded in death by one brother; Allen “BA” Swartz.

Donk is survived by his wife; Tammy Swartz, three daughters; J-Me Lynn Swartz, Cheyenne Mowery, and Heather Edwards, two sons; Danny Swartz and Brian Mowery, and one granddaughter; Willow. He is also survived by his best friend; Uncle Bill.

A memorial service will be held on a later date and will be published at that time.

Appalachian Funeral Services of Sylva, NC is serving the family.   

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I am shocked and saddened to hear of Donk's passing. I got to know Donk and Tammy when they rented warehouse space from me. He was such a friendly, great person. My condolences go out to the entire family.

Doug Cody Jul 16 2020 12:00 AM

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