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William "Bill" Henry Swint

April 30, 1942 May 5, 2018
William "Bill" Henry Swint
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Obituary for William "Bill" Henry Swint

William “Bill” Henry Swint, Husband, Father, Papa, Great Grandpapa, Brother, Uncle, Friend went home to be with Our Lord on May 5, 2018 surrounded with the love of his family.

Born April 30, 1942 to Edward and (Georgia) June Swint in Grand Ledge, Michigan. Bill married the love of his life Barbara (Dukes) on July 30, 1960. Together, they welcomed three children: Jeff (Carol) Swint, Laurie (Mike) Raines, Valerie (Jerry) Holley. Bill was blessed with 7 beloved grandchildren: Jeremy, Jeffrey, Leila, Matthew, Amber, Jessica, Melani and three precious great grandbabies: Alexia, Sofia and Olivia.

Bill was a lifelong resident of Grand Ledge and graduated from Grand Ledge High School in 1960. A natural athlete his entire life, he played baseball, football and basketball for all his school years. Later in life he enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing and bowling.

He retired from General Motors; a State President Michigan F.O.E.; Cub Scout Leader; Pop Warner Football Coach; Eaton County Commissioner; member of Lansing Aerie #1039 F.O.E., member of Grand Ledge First United Methodist Church, Grand Aerie Hall of Fame inductee, Grand Auxiliary Grandfather of the year and a member of Grand Ledge Masonic Lodge #179.

Bill will always be loved and respected by all whose lives he touched with his kindness, care and compassion. He is survived by his beloved wife, children, grandchildren, great grandbabies, sisters: Judy Manson and Deborah Fitchett, many nieces and nephews, and so many friends who were family in his heart.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 411 Harrison St., Grand Ledge, with Pastor Betty Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Grand Ledge. Visitation will be at Peters & Murray Funeral Home in Grand Ledge on Tuesday, May 8th from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., with Masonic Service at 7:30 p.m., conducted by the Grand Ledge Masonic Lodge #179. Contributions may be made to the Grand Ledge FUMC or Sparrow Palliative Care in lieu of flowers. Online condolences may be shared at www.petersandmurrayfuneralhome.com

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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

8

May

2:00 PM 5/8/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 5/8/2018 4:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

8

May

6:00 PM 5/8/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/8/2018 8:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Service

Wednesday

9

May

11:00 AM 5/9/2018 11:00:00 AM
Grand Ledge First United Methodist Church

411 Harrison Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Grand Ledge First United Methodist Church
411 Harrison Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oakwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

301 Oakwood St.
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

301 Oakwood St. Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States
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