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John Michael "Sweet Pea" Swinehart

June 18, 1966 ~ May 26, 2021 (age 54)

Obituary

John Michael “Sweet Pea” Swinehart, 54, of Somerset, died at 2:20 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at Riverside Methodist Hospital following a stroke and truck accident. John was born June 18, 1966 in Zanesville, Ohio, the son of Mary M. (Snider) Swinehart of Somerset and the late Larry L. “Butch” Swinehart (1998). He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and a 1984 graduate of Sheridan High School. John and his brother Dave were known in the truck pulling business as “Tinker Toy”, following their dad’s passion. John worked for Keith Taylor Trucking as a dump truck driver. He is survived, in addition to his mother, by a brother, David Swinehart of the home and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may call from 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at the Bope-Thomas Funeral Home in Somerset and one hour prior to the service at the cemetery. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2021 in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery with the Rev. Mr. Gene Dawson officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bope-Thomas Funeral Home, P.O. Box 188, Somerset, Ohio 43783 for funeral expenses. www.bopethomasfuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
June 1, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bope-Thomas Funeral Home
203 S. Columbus St.
Somerset, OHIO 43783

Visitation
Wednesday
June 2, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery
St. Rt. 383
Somerset, OH 43783

Graveside Service
Wednesday
June 2, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery
St. Rt. 383
Somerset, OH 43783

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