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.