Carl Robert Henry Swanson Sr., 85, died Jan. 10, 2011, at the VNA Hospice House, Vero Beach.
He was born in Walpole, Mass., and was a seasonal resident of Sebastian for 20 years, coming from Walpole.
He served in the Navy during World War II.
He was president of Swanson Contracting.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Walpole.
Survivors include his son, Carl Swanson Jr., of Walpole; daughter, Heidi A. Swanson, of Vero Beach; and six grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the VNA Hospice Foundation, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960.
No services are planned.
Arrangements are by Seawinds Funeral Home & Crematory, Sebastian.