Manchester resident and Trenton, Mich., native William Barry Swim, 71, was born Sept. 26, 1946 and died July 3 at Unity Medical Center in Manchester following an extended illness.
A retired contractor and a member of Dayspring Community Church, he was the son of the late Ollie Chester and Lela Rich Swim Sr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Davenport Morton, and brothers Jerry and John Everett Swim.
He is survived by three sons, Russell Barry Swim of Rock Island, Richard Paul Swim of McMinnville, and Ronald Swim of Manchester; granddaughter and spouse, Tiffany and Bradley Bratcher of McMinnville; brother Skip Swim of Michigan; and sister Teresa Fritz of Michigan. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Graveside service and interment were held Thursday, July 5, at Mt. Zion Cemetery with Rex Boles and Skip Swim officiating. Online condolences may be made at www.highfuneralhome.com.
High Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) July 6, 2018