Celebrating the life of

Robert J. Schwing, Jr.

Passed away on July 31, 2021

Robert J. Schwing, Jr.


            Rob courageously fought cancer until he was called home to Heaven on Saturday, July 31.  He leaves behind Peg (Ewald), his wife of 33 years, son Jeffrey (Meagan Lairsey), daughter Sarah (Awais Hussain), and grandsons John Robert and Jackson Lee.  Rob is the son of Margaret (Rector) and the late Robert Schwing of West Chester, OH, and brother to Barbara.  He has many beloved sisters- and brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, and cousins.  Rob is also survived by his aunt and uncle, Marilyn and Bill Bradley of Cincinnati, OH.  

            Those who knew him will remember his willingness to help anyone in need, stories of world travel, sense of humor, high expectations of himself and others, deep faith, and devotion to his family. 

            Rob’s funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 7, 2021, in the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Savannah, GA. 

            In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.



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Peg and family, I am SO sorry for your loss. Rob was a brilliant man and I am better for being able to know him.

- Cliff Hollingsworth, Simpsonville, SC

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Peg and family I send my heartfelt prayers to all of you. Rob's love for you all and life itself has been an inspiration to everyone who were blessed to know him.

- Carol Engelman, Peoria, AZ

Peg, Sarah, Jeff and family - Please accept our sincerest condolences. Rob has dealt with so much during the last few years. We've watched him handle it with great strength, optimism and courage and most importantly, with his family always by his side. We are thinking of you during this difficult time and will continue to pray for you. - Rob's Team at AlphaGraphics Savannah

- Jessica Watson, Savannah, Georgia

Mrs. Schwing (and family) please know that you are in my prayers. Praying that GOD will overwhelm you with HIS comfort and peace!!!!

- Kenya Smith, Savannah, GA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel