William “Bill” Swain, 93, of Georgetown, passed from this life May 10, 2021 at Unity Health in Searcy. He was born November 7, 1927 at Leachville, Arkansas to the late Samuel and Lea Olar West Swain.
Mr. Swain was a wonderful husband and father. He served in the US Army, returning to Geogetown he united with Bethany Baptist Church where he attended for many years. He also served on the Georgetown City council for several years. He worked for Arkansas Game and Fish, White County Road Department as well as managed Twist Farms in Georgetown during his life. He was a man of great moral character who loved people. In his past time, he enjoyed spending time with family and those close to him and hunting when he had time.
He married Gracie Ellen Moore Swain October 18, 19?? at Georgetown; she preceded him in death August 21, 2012. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a great grandchild, Retha Hart; four brothers, Thelmar Swain, John Clifford Swain, JB Howard, and Forest Swain; son-in-law, Nathan Jackson.
Those carrying on the family legacy include five children, Angela Swain Jackson of Carlsband, New Mexico, Mitchell Swain (Velma Jean) of Beebe, Ron Swain of Kensett, Sidney Swain (Teri) of Greely, Colorado, and Clarissa White (Jimmy) of Georgetown; fifteen grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 2pm Friday, May 14, 2021 in the Sullivan Memorial Chapel with visitation beginning at 1pm. Burial will follow at West Point Cemetery.
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