Jacob Lee “Butch” Sweany March 15, 1944 – April 19, 2015

IMG_1925 (6)Jacob Lee “Butch” Sweany age 71, of Patoka, passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at the Transcendent Healthcare Facility, located in Owensville, IN. Butch was born on March 15, 1944 in Indianapolis, IN to Harvey Lee and Ruby Marie (Banister) Sweany, both of who precede. Butch is Vietnam Veteran in which after his service began working for Mouzin Farms as a farmhand. In 1965 he married Darlene Marvel who preceded him in death. Butch was an outdoors person that loved to fish, ride his motorcycle as well as playing ball and working on his car.
Survivors include son, Jacob (Beth) Shaw of Mt. Carmel, IL and daughter, Tangela (Rick) Windle of Vincennes, IN.
Other survivors include brothers; Robert Sweany of Bruceville, IN, Patrick (Jenny) Sweany of North Vernon, IN & Carl Sweany also of North Vernon, IN. sisters; Peggy Murphy of DuPont, IN, Mary (Daniel) Dillon of Patoka, IN, Patricia Sweany of Vincennes, IN, Carolyn Bennett of Vincennes, IN, Nancy Murphy of Washington, IN, Juanita Sweany of Vincennes, IN, and Grandson, Liam Scott Shaw.
Butch is preceded in death by his parents, wife, Darlene and sister Debra Sweany.
Graveside services will be at 2:00 P.M. C.S.T. on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Patoka, IN with the Retired Military Veterans Organization conducting military honors. The procession will leave Doyle Funeral Home, located at 520 S. Main St in Princeton, IN at 12:45 P.M. C.S.T.
There will be a time a visitation with the family from 1:00 P.M. C.S.T. until time of service at 2:00 P.M. Doyle Funeral Home has been entrusted to handle arrangements.
For more information call 812-385-4334. Condolences may be left online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.com or the funeral home Face book page.

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