DALLAS — Graveside services for Dale Emerson Swan, 80, of Coleman will be held at 3:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 at Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway in Dallas, under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home in Coleman.

He died Nov. 8, 2018 at his residence.

He was born Dec. 24, 1937 in Franklin County, Ohio to Emerson Ward Swan and Eileen Bower Swan Davis. He grew up in Canton, Ohio. After serving in the Army as a Chinese interpreter, he had a career in sales. He moved to Coleman in 2000.

Survivors include two sisters, Evelyn Hinkle of DeSoto and  Ellen Martin of Beech Island, S.C., and one brother, Emerson Ward “Chip” Swan II of Woodside, Calif.