Keith Eugene Swigert, 76, of Pantego, TX. formerly of the Decatur and Taylorville area, passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 8:14am at Community Hospice of Texas, Ft. Worth.  He was born April 12, 1935 in Taylorville, the son of Elmer L. and Betty M. Miller Swigert.  He married Helen V. Carr in April, 1961 in the Sharon United Methodist Church in Decatur.  She preceded him in death in November, 2011.  Mr Swigert was employed in the automotive sales and service profession.  He was a veteran of the National Guard.

He is survived by his son Mike Swigert and wife Tammy of Rockwall, TX.; 3 grandchildren; brothers, Lyle Swigert and wife Anne of Stonington, Donald Swigert and wife Faraby of Tremont, Roy Swigert and wife Carole and Wayne Swigert and wife Judy all of Taylorville.  He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and one sister Suzanne Walker.

Graveside services will be held Friday, March 2, 2012 at 1:00pm at Oak Hill Cemetery with Rev. Joel Lohr officiating.  There will be no visitation.

Arrangements by McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville.  Condolences may be sent online at

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