Donald D. Swartley, 40

Donald D. Swartley, 40, of Georgetown, Del., died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006.

Swartley moved here in 1989 from Allentown, Pa. He was a construction worker for Carey’s Construction. He attended the Dagsboro Church of God. He loved to hunt and was a hard worker. He loved all of his children and was devoted to his family.

He is survived by his parents, David Kratzer and Lori N. Miller; his wife of 21 years, Kim Ibach Swartley; one son, Chad Swartley and two daughters, Nichole and Heather Swartley, and one grandchild on the way, his beloved dog “Roxie,” his mother and father-in-law, Mike and Andrea Brown and a brother, David Swartley.

Funeral services were scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, at 2 p.m. at Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., Millsboro. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Swartley Children Fund — checks may be made payable to Kim Swartley, in care of Watson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 125, Millsboro, DE 19966.