Harry L. Swindell Sr., 77, of New Bern, died Saturday, March 23, 2013, at his home.


Harry L. Swindell Sr., 77, of New Bern, died Saturday, March 23, 2013, at his home.



He was a member of Broad Creek Christian Church. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of Disabled American Veterans, chapter No. 40. He retired from civil service at Cherry Point and had been a real estate agent for a short time.



Memorial will be 3 p.m. Thursday at the Pollock-Best Funeral Home Chapel, New Bern, with the Revs. Jeff Swain and Chuck Holton officiating.



He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Pearly Swindell; three sons, Harry Lee Swindell Jr. of Reelsboro, and Joseph Galen Swindell and Kelly Gray Swindell of New Bern; two brothers, Franklin Swindell of Florida and Robert Swindell of Reelsboro; two sisters, Ellen Dixon of New Bern and Aileen Lewis of Hubert; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.



The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service Thursday at the funeral home.