Joseph Allen “Sambo” Swann, 71

July 28, 2016

Swann,_SamboJoseph Allen “Sambo” Swann, 71, of Owings passed away July 26, 2016 at Washington Hospital Center. He was born March 15, 1945 in Prince Frederick to Joseph Samuel and Ethel Adelaide (Ward) Swann. Sambo was a fifth generation Calvert County farmer with his uncle Bid, nephew Jody and son Joe-Sam. He was a lifelong advocate for land preservation, wildlife conservation and protection of the Chesapeake watershed. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

Sambo is survived by his wife Patricia B. Swann, sons Eric A. Swann, Joe-Sam C. Swann and wife Kelly, all of Owings and Sunderland F. “Sonny” Swann and wife Jacquelyn of Leesburg, VA. Also surviving are his brother Gerald W. Swann and wife Margaret of Grasonville, MD and grandchildren Maddie, Henry, Will, Thomas, Ben, Keller and Landon Swann.

Visitation
Saturday, July 30, 2016
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Rausch Funeral Home – Owings
8325 Mount Harmony Lane
Owings MD 20736

Saturday, July 30, 2016
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Rausch Funeral Home – Owings
8325 Mount Harmony Lane
Owings MD 20736

Funeral Service
Sunday, July 31, 2016
1:00 PM
Mt. Harmony United Methodist Church
155 East Mt. Harmony Road
Owings MD 20736

Internment
Private

Contributions
Calvert County Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarship Fund
3695 Hallowing Point Road, Suite 4
Prince Frederick MD 10678