Jackie L. Swickard

April 3, 1949 ~ February 5, 2021 (age 71)


71 year old, Jackie L Swickard, of Wheatfield, passed away at his home on February 5, 2021 with his family around him.

On April 3, 1949 Jackie was born to Everett and Mary (Chappelaer) Swickard, in Gary, Indiana. Jackie graduated from Griffith High School, and worked as a steel worker for several steel mills, mostly at U.S. Steel. Jackie married the love of his life, Deloris Novak, on July 8, 1972, in Gary, Indiana. Jackie enjoyed fishing, gambling and his grandchildren.

Jackie is survived by his family: wife: Deloris, children: Jason (Amy) Swickard, Tina (Tim) Skinner, Scott Swickard, Chris (Christy) Sambrooks, 7 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and brother: Marshall Swickard, and special friends & neighbors: Jessica and Randy Walstra.

Jackie was preceded in death by his parents, brother: Robert Swickard and sister-in-law: Connie Swickard.

Per Jackie’s wishes cremation will take place and a Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.


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