Funeral services for Orval E. Swan, 89, of West Monroe, will be held at 2:00 P.M., Monday, May 16, 2022 in the chapel at Kilpatrick Funeral Home ~ West Monroe. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until service time Monday. Brother Daryl Johnson will officiate and interment will be held at Kilpatrick’s Serenity Gardens.
Orval was born on February 14, 1933 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri and passed away on May 13, 2022 in West Monroe. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and retired after 45 years of service as a mechanic with Graphic Packaging. Orval was preceded in death by two wives, Marinell Swan and Martha Swan; sons, Steve Swan, Ricky Swan, Phillip Swan; brother, Robert “Bob” Swan.
Orval is survived by his children, Tommy Swan and wife Debbie, Steve Bryant and wife Marilyn, Glen Bryant and wife Judy; daughter-in-law, Arlene Swan; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; brother, Thomas Glen Childers; special friend, Mrs. Joy Defee; many other cherished family and friends.
The family would like to express their thank you to Mr. Orval Swan’s caregiver, Teresa Heckard for her kindness and compassion during his final days.
Pallbearers will be Lance Swan, Shaun Swan, Chad Swan, Blake McMillan, Phillip McMillan, and Michael Swan.
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