Roger J. Sword (2018-12-31 15:00:09)

Roger J. Sword, age 65, of 95 Painter Road, Banner Elk, passed away Friday morning, December 28, 2018, at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Linville.

Roger is survived by his wife, Sharon Davis Sword of the home; two daughters, Jamie Benfield and husband Shannon, and Jerica Calloway, all of Banner Elk; one granddaughter, Kallie Joe Calloway of Marion; two grandsons, Garren Benfield and Justin Benfield, both of Banner Elk, and one sister, Trish Weaver and husband Bobby of Banner Elk.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Jim and Lucy Edna Townsend Sword.

Funeral services for Roger J. Sword will be conducted Sunday afternoon, December 30, 2018, at 3:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lie in state, at the chapel from 2:00 until 3:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Pastor Gerald Mobley. Burial will follow in the Townsend Cemetery in Banner Elk.

The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 2:00 until 3:00 o'clock, at the funeral home, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sword family, in care of Hampton Funeral Service, 683 Blowing Rock Road, Boone, North Carolina, 28607.

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Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.