Cover photo for Kenneth Swadley's Obituary
Kenneth Swadley Profile Photo
1931 Kenneth 2017

Kenneth Swadley

July 2, 1931 — October 6, 2017


Kenneth Lee Swadley, 86, of Pleasant Hill, was born, July 2, 1931, in Grove Spring, Missouri, the son of Onis and Viola (Williams) Swadley.  He departed this life, Friday, October 6, 2017, at home surrounded with love and family.

Ken attended school in Leann, Missouri.

In 1951, he was united in marriage to Betty Anne Fleener in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  She preceded him in death on January 10, 2013.

Ken had been employed as a Butcher for R.B. Rice for 27 years. Following his time with R.B. Rice he was employed as a Warehouseman for Jones/Comcast Intercable and later for R&R Construction.  He enjoyed coon hunting, woodworking, and working on small engines.

Ken was also preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.

He is survived by two sons, Mike (and Debbie) Swadley of Pleasant Hill and Rick Swadley of Greenwood; 9 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 7 brothers; 2 sisters; other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Thursday, October 12, 2017, at the funeral home.  Interment was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.  Casket bearers were Don Emo, Paul Miller, Charles Postel, Dale Seaboldt, Randy Sims, Chad Swadley, Karter Swadley, and Rick Swadley.

Visitation was held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Pleasant Hill Meals on Wheels and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550

Charitable donations may be made to:

Meals on Wheels, Pleasant Hill
Pleasant Hill MO 64080

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Kenneth Swadley, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 7

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree