Farming Rural 04

Charles William Swank

May 18, 1951 ~ July 14, 2022 (age 71)

Obituary

Age 71, of Norvell Township, passed away Thursday, July 14, 2022 at Henry Ford Jackson.  Charles was born in Tecumseh, Michigan on Friday May 18, 1951 to the late Leon C. and Mary Jane. (Curtis) Swank.  He is survived by two sisters; Rose Mary (Bruce) Davenport and Arlene (David) Caroen, nieces and nephews; Michelle (Tom) Keyes, Brent (Sarah) Davenport, Liza Cox, Julia (Rob) Jordan, Dawn Cox, Matt (Nicole) Caroen, Andrew Caroen, and James Caroen, many great-nieces, great nephews and cousins. He served the nation in the US Navy (Vietnam War), retired after a long career at Tecumseh Products.  He was a long time farmer, an avid hunter and collector.  Services will be held at the funeral home Thursday, July 21, 2022 at 2 pm with Pastor Ned Bernstein (Norvell Community Baptist Church) officiating.  Interment Norvell Cemetery.  The Jackson County American Legion Ritual Team will perform graveside military honors.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 1 pm until service time.   After the interment there will be a wake held at the Swank Farm. Contributions in his memory are directed to the Norvell Community Baptist Church.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
July 21, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Arthur-Day Funeral Home
820 5th Street
Michigan Center, MI 49254

Funeral Service
Thursday
July 21, 2022

2:00 PM
Arthur-Day Funeral Home
820 5th Street
Michigan Center, MI 49254

Donations

Norvell Community Baptist Church
P.O. Box 186, Norvell MI 49263

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