William Swanson

Bill Swanson

Wednesday, April 11th, 1945 - Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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William Arthur Swanson, fondly known as Bill by his family and friends, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at the age of 74. Bill was born on April 11, 1945 to Margret and George Swanson in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Bill served in the United States Army as a combat medic in Vietnam. He continued to serve as an Oklahoma City Police Officer for 25 years, retiring in 2000. He then went to the Grady County Sheriff’s office and worked there for 5 years. Bill has two sons whom he loved dearly: Tommy Swanson and his wife, Kelly and Chris Swanson and his wife, Dana. Bill has 6 grandkids that he loved and cherished more than anything: Casey, Ryan, Emily, Annie, Katie and Gus.

Viewing will be held 4-8 PM Wednesday with the family present 5-7 PM Wednesday and 4-8 PM Thursday at the funeral home. Services will be on 9:00 AM Friday, July 5th at the South Lakes Chapel with committal services to follow at 2:00 PM at Ft Gibson National Cemetery.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Vondel Smith Mortuary at South Lakes
    Address
    4000 SW 119th Street
    OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73173
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Family present from 5-7 PM to greet guest.
  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, July 4th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, July 4th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Vondel Smith Mortuary at South Lakes
    Address
    4000 SW 119th Street
    OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73173
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Funeral Service

    Friday, July 5th, 2019 | 9:00am
    When
    Friday, July 5th, 2019 9:00am
    Location
    South Lakes Chapel at Vondel Smith Mortuary
    Address
    4000 SW 119th Street
    OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73173
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Chaplain Jack Poe
  • Interment

    Friday, July 5th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, July 5th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Fort Gibson National Cemetery
    Address
    1423 Cemetery Rd
    FORT GIBSON, OK 74434
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The Albertsons

Posted at 04:38pm
Bill thank you for being a part of our lives. So many precious memories that you have given us. We will always love you. James, Wanda, Maddie and Bo
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Don Pumphrey

Posted at 02:53pm
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Posted at 10:07am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Wayne and Linda, Jerry and Phyllis, Johnny, Dave and Barbara
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Heartfelt Sympathies Store

Posted at 08:26am
Our condolences to the entire Swanson family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Pat and Paul Howe
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Christina McMullen

Posted at 09:25pm
A great deputy and a better friend.
You will be greatly missed.
Kieran and Christina McMullen
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