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William "Bill" Swalls

November 30, 1940 September 27, 2019
William "Bill" Swalls
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Obituary for William "Bill" Swalls

William “Bill” Swalls, of Herrin, joined his son Steven in Heaven on September 27th at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Bill was the Service Manager for Vogler Motor Company in Carbondale for thirty-six years.

Bill was a parishioner at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Herrin since January of 1968. He was a 4th degree Knight with the Columbus Du Quoin Assembly # 195. He was also a member of the Carbondale and Herrin Elks Lodges.

Bill was born November 30, 1940 to Earl and Nellie (Howard) Swalls in Zeigler, IL. On April 6, 1957, Bill married Dorothy Markus in Corinth, Mississippi.

Bill is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorothy; daughter, Mary (Scott) Meadows of Herrin; daughter-in-law, Debbi Swalls of Carterville; sister-in-law, Virginia Morgan of Herrin; ten grandchildren, Stuart (Kelly) Swalls, Stephanie (Stephen) Haust, Samantha (Tim Black) Swalls, Sidney (Wes) Moore, Jason (Jacky) Kern, Joshua Stricker, Danielle (Jay) Dunlap, Cassandra Meadows, Jacob Meadows, and Bethany Meadows; seven great-grandchildren, Reese, Vivian, Madi, Joseph, Jonathan, Norah and Olivia; and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his son, Steven, three brothers and one sister.

Visitation with 4th degree Honor Guard from the Columbus Du Quoin Assembly #195 will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin. Rite of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 30, 2019 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Herrin with Fr. Ken Schaefer officiating. Interment will be at St. Aloysius Catholic Cemetery in Royalton, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, 316 West Monroe Street, Herrin, IL 62948; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.


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Visitation

Sunday

29

Sep

5:00 PM 9/29/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/29/2019 8:00:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Monday

30

Sep

10:00 AM 9/30/2019 10:00:00 AM
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church

316 West Monroe Street
Herrin, IL 62948

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church
316 West Monroe Street Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Aloysius Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Route 149
Royalton, IL 62983

Route 149 Royalton 62983 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church

316 West Monroe Street
Herrin, IL 62948
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