Danny “Dano” Swarers, 61, of West Orange, died Thursday, Dec. 29, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Graveside services will be 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, at Niblett’s Bluff Cemetery in Vinton. Officiating will be the Rev. Joel Warren of McDonald Memorial Baptist Church.

Visitation will be held before the service from 12:30-2:30 p.m., Saturday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Vivian, LA, on Oct. 26, 1950, Danny was the son of Alvin Forest and Mary Katherine Swarers. He was a US Army veteran who served in Vietnam, and he was a pipefitter.

Preceded in death by his parents, Danny is survived by his wife, Vita Swarers of West Orange; and sons, Bryan Daigle and wife Valma of Mauriceville, Brandon Swarers and wife Melinda of Bridge City; and Kevin Swarers of Lumberton, and Jenny Swarers of Little Cypress. Danny was a fun loving Paw Paw of seven grandchildren, Taylor, Kaleb, Kamri, Danny, Hayley, William, and Alice.

He is also survived by his brothers, Tommy Swarers and Gary Swarers, both of Washington; and sisters, Penny McLamara of Mauriceville, and Leesa Gearen of Mauriceville.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Paul Adams, Mike Adams, Harold Adams, Eric Adams, Melvin Navarre, Dennis Guillory, Brock Janise, and Steve Smith.