Fairle Arch Swindell, 83, of Bloomington passed away Thursday, November 28, 2019 at IU Health Hospice House surrounded by his family.
Born, April 17, 1936 in Alexandria, Indiana, he was the son of the late Howard Swindell and Pauline Mabbitt.
Fairle was a machinist at the Muncie Chevrolet Transmission Plant for 32 years. He also was a shuttle driver for Bloomington Go Express Travel for 11 years.
A loving father and grandfather, Fairle enjoyed watching westerns on television and working puzzles.
Survivors include one daughter Jody Wagner (Scott) of Williston, ND; one son, John Swindell (Melynda) of Bloomington, three sisters, Patty Stinefield (Bob) of Alexandria, Linda Butler (Kent) of Elwood, and Diane Reber (Terry) of Homosassa, FL; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Joyce Swindell (2017).
The family will receive friends 11:30am-1:30pm Monday, December 2, 2019 at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third St. Bloomington, IN 47401.
A memorial service will be 1:30pm at The Funeral Chapel with Pastor Les Rovenstine officiating. The Monroe County Veteran’s Honor Guard will perform Military Rites following the service.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Monroe County Veteran’s Honor Guard, 1800 W. Third St. Bloomington, IN 47404.