James Cecil Swindol of West Point passed away on Monday April 30, 2012 at his residence at the age of 82. He was born November 5, 1929 in Webster County to the late Estee Hyde and James Noel Swindol. He was a veteran in the US Army and served in the Korean Conflict. He was a 50 year Mason and a member of Pheba Masonic Lodge #565.
Funeral services will be Wednesday May 2, 2012 at 2 PM at Robinson Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Mathis officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery in Webster County with Masonic Rites and Military Honors. Pallbearers will be Tony Swindol, Derick Swindol, Chuck McMullen, Chuck Portera, Matt Warren, Jeff West, Chris Reese, Shawn Kennie, Mark Hill. Honorary pallbearers will be Cecil Swindol, Jon Hutchins, Mo Rahim, Billy Smitherman, Neil Myers, Frank Autrey, Richard Netherland, Adrian Buck.
He is survived by four sons,James Ray Swindol(Wendy), Gene Swindol (Georgene), Roger Swindol (Patti), Melvin Swindol (Lisa); three daughters, Diane Jones (Adrian), Sue Hollis (Randy), Kay McDaniel (Richard); 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 4 brothers, Gene, George, Larry and DanielKelly; 4 sisters, Judy Kelly, Bea Charles, Margaret Harper, Linda Barkelew.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Pernie Swindol; grandson, Wesley Staten; brothers, Marvin Swindol and Bill Kelly.
Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association 200 Office Park Dr. Suit 303 Birmingham, AL 35223.