HUGOTON - Donald Ray Swinney, 85, died on Dec. 21, 2020, Great Plains Regional Medical Center, Elk City, OK. He was born to Alvin and Calvin (Watkins) Swinney on Oct. 7 1935, McKnight, Texas. Donald and Connie were married Dec. 25, 1955 at First Church of God, Hugoton, KS. He worked for Morton County Road Department for 21 years.
Survivors include his wife, Connie Yuvone (Simmons) Swinney of Elk City, OK.; three sons, Donald Kent Swinney of Gentry AR., Brian Dale Swinney of Van Alstyne, Texas., Craig Jason Swinney of Hugoton, KS.; daughter, Karlese Diane Ellison of Elk City, OK.; brother, Bob Swinney of Odessa, Texas.; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Mary Hall; brothers, Wendell and Ronnie Swinney; two grandchildren.
A memorial has been established for the First Church of God, Hugoton, KS. Memorials may be mailed to Robson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 236, Hugoton, KS 67951. Friends may call Dec. 28, 2020, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Robson Funeral Home, Hugoton, KS. A memorial service will be held Dec. 29, 2020, 2 p.m. at First Church of God, Hugoton, KS. Robson Funeral Home, Hugoton is in charge of arrangements.
Posted online on December 23, 2020