Funeral services set for Byard Swift

Published 2:34 pm Saturday, February 23, 2013

Longtime Atmore resident Byard Swift died Friday night, his family said.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Johnson Quimby Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. at St. Andrews Anglican Church in Atmore.

Swift was an active volunteer in many Atmore organizations. He was a Boy Scout leader who raised three sons in Scouting and also helped renovate the city’s Boy Scout hut in recent years. A veteran of World War II and member of the VFW, he also helped lead an effort to establish the city’s Veterans Memorial.

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox