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Albert Roy Swenk

August 9, 1948 - October 13, 2017

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date: October 13, 2017

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Albert “Roy” Swenk, 69 of Rankin County, MS, passed away peacefully on October 13, 2017.  Born in Goliad County, TX to Gertrude Will and Thomas Rock Swenk, he lived most of is life in Rankin County.

Roy was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army in 1973, after serving in Korea during the Vietnam War.

Roy enjoyed spending time with friends and traveling to Europe upon retiring in 2006 from Jackson Mac Trucks.  He was an avid reader and had a keen interest in cross-word puzzles.  He was know best for his quick wit, sense of humor, and his generosity and love of his family.

Roy was proud of his three daughters, Ashley and Larry Peoples of IN; Dona Swenk of NY; and Misty and Gred Ratcliff of LA; four grandchildren, Nick Kersh, Tyler Swenk, Cameron Ratcliff, and Tanna Fletcher.  He is survived by his sister, Sue and Jack Kent of Calhoun, LA; and numerous nephews nieces as well as extended family.

A special thank you to St. Joseph Hospice Center for their loving care and support.  Also thank you to Hartwell Christian Mortuary & Funeral Home for all of the arrangements.

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