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Randy Swords

October 19, 1951 ~ September 16, 2018 (age 66)

Randy Swords, 66, of Morton, formerly of Sunnyland, passed away at 5:11am Sunday, September 16, 2018 at his home.

Randy was born October 19, 1951 in Peoria to the late William and Doris Piotrowski Swords. He married Kathy Buzbee May 28, 1983 in Washington.

Surviving is his wife, Kathy of Morton; daughter Kari Swords (Jamie Dills); granddaughter, Daelyn; brothers, Marty (Jeanne) Swords of Clermont, FL and Dennis Swords of Ocean Springs, MS; and several nieces and nephews.

Randy was a mechanic by trade and worked for many years at Sears. After retiring in 2007, he enjoyed working part-time at O’Reilly Auto Parts in East Peoria. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and watching the Bears play. He was always willing to help another person and was a devoted husband, dad, and grandpa who will be missed.

The family will receive friends from 5-7:00pm Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington. Please come dressed casually or wearing your favorite Bears gear. Private inurnment will be at Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to TAPS No-Kill Shelter in Pekin.

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