Charles H. Swedick, 95 of Taylorville passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 3:37 PM at his home.

He was born on March 31, 1919 at Taylorville the son of William C. and Alma (Bain) Swedick. He married Norma D. Cooper on February 24, 1940 at St. Charles, Missouri; she preceded him in death on January 21, 2007. He was also preceded in death by his parents; Son, Michael Charles Swedick; Sister and Brother in law, Emma and Merle Spaulding.

Charles was employed as a coal miner for 17 years and then with Hopper Paper Company as a paper maker, before his retirement. He was a member of VFW Post 4495 and Lakeshore Men’s Club. As an avid golfer, he was 1961 club champion at Taylorville Country Club.

Survivors include: Daughter, Penny (husband, Bob) German of Taylorville, IL; Son, William (wife, Mickey) Swedick of Kincaid, IL; 8 Grandchildren; 7 Great Grandchildren; Brothers, Bob Davis of Albuquerque, NM and Bill Davis of Taylorville, IL; Many Nieces and Nephews.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, April 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville with Pastor Rodney Blomquist officiating. Burial will follow with military honors conducted by VFW Post 4495, Amvets Post 29 and American Legion Post 73.

Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home in Taylorville is in charge of arrangements.

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