George E. Swint, 84, went to meet the Lord on Aug. 22, 2007, in Kerrville, Texas.

He was born Dec. 6, 1922, in Stamford, Texas. He retired from Phillips Petroleum after 37 years of service. George served in World War II as a Marine in the 4th Tank Battalion and fought on Iwo Jima and the Marshall Islands.

He was a devoted Christian and member of Western Hills Baptist Church in Kerrville.

George was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Selbia Ladelle Swint; daughter, Carol Swint Thomas; grandson, Trey Thomas; two sisters, Dorothy White and Pat Smith; niece, Denise Dean; and nephew Ross Ritz.

He was greatly loved by his family and will be truly missed.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007, at Western Hills Baptist Church with the Rev. Frank Pullin officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery.

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Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Kerrville.