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.
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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.