Joe M. Swick, 66, died at 9 a.m. Feb. 21, 2010, at his residence.
He was born July 15, 1943, in Lima to Cole and Helen “Jeanne” Bennett Swick, who preceded him in death. His stepfather, Gene Wolford, survives in McComb. On July 12, 1980, he married Dorothy L. McPheron Gould, who survives in Lima.
Mr. Swick retired as an oiler from Dana Corp. after 30 years. He was a member of Sabres Gun Club and United Auto Workers Local 1765.
Survivors also include four daughters, Tonya (Dan) Weaver, of Wapakoneta, Kris (Bill) Beall, of McComb, and Tami (Eric) Schimmoeller and Sherri (Keith) Wiechart, both of Lima; a son, Marc (Kim) Gould, of Lima; a brother, Steven B. (Linda) Swick, of Lima; two sisters, Julia (Tom) Golden and Beckie (Ed) Deubler, both of Lima; and 14 grandchildren, Jerod Bush, of Columbus, Erica, Justin, Eliza and Brady Cole Schimmoeller, Shelby (Brian) Marsteller, and Kaitlin and Krystina Knerr, all of Lima, Alex, Allison and Andy Beall, all of McComb, and Elijah, Ian and Grace Gould, of Lima.
He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Timothy Swick; father- and mother-in-law, Wesley and Ruth McPheron; and a grandson, Austin Beall.
Services will begin at noon Wednesday at Cridersville Independent Baptist Church, Cridersville. The Rev. Eddie Wireman will officiate. Burial will be in Bluelick Cemetery, Lima.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Chiles-Laman Funeral Homes, Shawnee Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cridersville Independent Baptist Church.
Condolences may be expressed at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.
Joe M. Swick