James A. Swindle | NevadaAppeal.com

James A. Swindle

James A. Swindle, 86, a Gardnerville resident for the past 27 years, died Nov. 20, 2004, at Carson-Tahoe Hospital.

He was born Dec. 24, 1917, in Stratford, Okla., to Alfred and Dessa Golden Swindle.

He married Barbara Lemore Aug. 1, 1970, in Carson City.

Before moving to Gardnerville, he lived in Orange County, Calif.

Mr. Swindle owned and operated Bar J Enterprise, selling new and used machinery. He was a member of the Pony Express, the Sertoma Club and the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed riding horses and football. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a member of the Carson Valley Methodist Church in Gardnerville.

He was preceded in death by numerous brothers and sisters.

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Among his survivors are his wife and mother-in-law Faye Panetta, both of Gardnerville; stepson and wife, Mark and Bette Lemore of California; daughters Janice Russell, Susan Wood and Jill Dobyns, all of California; stepdaughters Laura Kusek and husband, Dennis, and Kristy Lemore of California; nephew David Alfson of Bullhead City, Ariz.; a sister; 18 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

No service will be held.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Foundation Hospice Fund, 520 W. Sixth St., Reno, NV 89503-9911.

Capitol City Cremation & Burial Society is in charge of arrangements.