Lawrence "Ivan" Swofford, 84, of Vandalia, died at 8:42 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Noffsinger Cemetery in Mulberry Grove, with the Rev. Doug Wodtka officiating. There was no visitation. Hohlt and File Funeral Home in Vandalia was in charge of arrangments. Memorials: The family. Online condolences may be shared at www.hohltandfilefh.com.
Mr. Swofford was born on April 25, 1929, in Pittsburg, the son of Lawrence Jefferson and Oma James Swofford.
He is survived by a daughter, Sherry and her husband Gene Schneider of Port Charlotte, Fla.