DERBY – Gary Swaney, 77, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Visitation: Monday, May 14 from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm with family greeting friends from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Smith Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Rd., Derby, Kan. Funeral Service: 10:00 am, Tuesday, May 15 at Smith Mortuary, Derby.

He was a member of the Mason Lodge, and belonged to the Midian Shrine and participated in the “Tin Lizzies”.

Gary retired from Boeing as a Sheet Metal Fabricator and was a former Insurance salesman with Security Mutual Life.

Gary was an avid gardener, he was the vegetable man! He also enjoyed games of chance, often winning at the casino and lottery with his Irish luck!

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Mava Swaney.

Gary is survived by his daughter, Renee Swaney, Lisa Swaney; grandchildren, Alexa Lopez, Stephen Brubaker, Matthew Brubaker; siblings, Jimmy Swaney, Ronny Swaney, Rex Swaney, JoAnn Linot, Roberta Arwine, and Judy New.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607.