Michael Keith Swindler

December 14, 1961February 20, 2018

Michael Keith Swindler, age 56 of Brownwood died Tuesday at his home following a sudden illness. Memorial services will be held at 2 PM Saturday in the Davis Morris Funeral Chapel with Tim Skaggs, Bill Allen, Rick Cavitt, and Clyde Morgan officiating. His body will be cremated following the services and interred at the Jenkins Springs Cemetery He was born December 14, 1961 in Merkel, Texas, the son of the late Bill and Eddie Ruth Swindler. Following graduation from high school, Michael attended Howard Payne University and Angelo State University. He worked for several local businesses including Brownwood Regional Medical Center and had most recently been employed at the local Goodwill Industries and at The Pizza Company. He was also very proud to have owned his own businesses working in both the landscaping and carpentry industries. He enjoyed many hobbies including wood-working, playing guitar and singing. Michael loved the outdoors and lived in Colorado for several years before moving back to Brownwood. He was a member of the Coggin Avenue Baptist Church. He is survived by a sister, Teresa Judge of Kyle; nephews, Taylor Franklin of Hanford, California , Austin Franklin of Fort Worth, Jon Bradley Freese of Austin and Brian Freese of Flint, Michigan; nieces, Cassandra Harmon of Fort Hood and Elizabeth Judge of Kyle. Several great nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, a sister, Diane Franklin and her husband Fred Franklin. The family requests that memorials be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004. Online condolences may be left at


  • Memorial Saturday, February 24, 2018

Michael Keith Swindler

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Sandy Garcia

February 24, 2018

Michael, May your candle aways shine so brightly! You will be deeply missed, but never forgotten!

Sandy Garcia

February 23, 2018

Michael, you will truly be missed at Goodwill! You made my days! You no longer need insulin and your body is no longer in pain! I'm so glad you are with God in his Kingdom. Your voice will go perfectly with the Angels! You can now play your guitar for God's Angels! Hope to be in heaven with you one day. Your a good person and a good friend!