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Byron P. SwannDecaturFuneral for Byron P. Swann, 73, of Decatur will be Saturday, November 17, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Brother John Smith officiating. Burial will be in Shoal Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Swann died Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at the residence of his Special Friend. He was born July 25, 1939, in Morgan County to William Carl Swann and Dessie Pruitt Swann. Mr. Swann was a Christian man who loved everybody, especially all of his friends at the American Legion Post 15, his Special Cousin, Paul Pruitt, and all his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Marshall E. Swann and Omar R. Swann and a sister-in-law, Mary Swann Clark. Survivors include two sons, Richard Allen Swann and Busby Pruitt Swann, both of Moulton; Special Friend and "Love of his Life" Betty Goodwin of Hartselle; two brothers, Wallace O'Neill Swann of Arley and Hershell Swann of Texas; one sister, Margie N. Swann of Texas.Pallbearers will be his nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the American Legion Post 15 and Gary Watkins.Special thanks to Hospice of the Valley and Clearview Cancer Institute. This obituary was originally published in the Decatur Daily.