ARP News

Hal Morris

Former Moderator of the General Synod of the ARP Church, Hal Morris, passed away on April 19 in Lutz, FL. Hal had served as an Elder for First Presbyterian Church, Lake Placid, FL, a Moderator of the Florida Presbytery, and Chairman of Outreach North America.  Plans for a memorial service will be announced when arrangements have been made. Please remember the family in your prayers.

Rev. Roy Swisher

Roy Wade “Yogi” Swisher, 71, of Brownsburg died Saturday, April 15, 2017. He was born Oct. 4, 1945, in Rockbridge County, a son of the late Ollie Wade Swisher and Nellie Spitler Swisher.

Mr. Swisher was a minister at Broad Creek A.R. Presbyterian Church for over 25 years. He achieved his master’s in education and taught in the Rockbridge County School System. He was also a member of the Fairfield Moose Lodge, and enjoyed playing softball in Bustleburg for many years.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at Harrison Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Rick Ramsey. Burial will follow at McElwee Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory. Lexington, VA.