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“We thank God to have had Dave and his family in our life. Ron and I hold them in our heart! ”
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DAVID ALAN SWICKARD of Rochester, IL, formerly of Charleston, IL died April 10, 2021 at the age of 88. A licensed funeral director and embalmer, he worked alongside his grandparents, Sam and Lenna Harper, parents, John and Ruth Swickard, and brother, Stephen Swickard, in the family business, Harper-Swickard Funeral Home for more than five decades. Swickard served one term as Coles County coroner and played taps for deceased veterans' funerals until his retirement.