Michael Raymond Swindell Sr, 60, of Macclenny died on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. A lifelong resident of Baker County, he was an auto mechanic who loved his work. He also enjoyed hunting, gardening and spending time with his family and friends.
Mr. Swindell is survived by his wife of 41 years, Carolyn Swindell; sons Michael (Flora) Swindell Jr. of Sanderson, Jay (Tommie Sue) Swindell of Glen St. Mary, Josh (Cheryl) Swindell of Taylor and Marcus Swindell of Macclenny; daughter Rebecca Swindell (Mark Knight) of Macclenny; brothers Larry Swindell of St. George, GA, Bruce Swindell of Taylor, Dariel (Dee-Dee) Swindell of Glen St. Mary, and Randy (Katherine) Swindell of Taylor; sister Bonnie (Eugene) Lindsey of Sanderson; sixteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by parents John and Joyce Combs Swindell.
A funeral service was held at 2 pm on Friday, February 1 at The Lord’s Church in Taylor with Rev. Greg Combs officiating. Interment followed at Taylor Cemetery. Forbes Funeral Home of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.