Josiah Swope

Josiah Swope
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Josiah “Josh” E. Swope, 39, of Belleville, IL, born March 21, 1978, in Belleville, IL, died Sunday, September 10, 2017, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO.

Josh was a truck driver for Steelman Transportation.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Shannon and Edward Hechenberger, Donna and George Swope, and Kelsey and Dorthy Hickman; two uncles, Richard Hechenberger and Kelsey W. Hickman; and a good friend, Chris Swallow.

Surviving are his wife, Brandi, nee Hickman, Swope;
his mother, Mary Ann, nee Hechenberger, Swope;
his father, Gary Edward Swope;
three sisters, Kim Duke, Heather Swope, and Allie Swope;
two brothers, Jason and Joseph Swope;
a niece, Blu Jem (Zack) Adams;
a nephew, Sky Cloud Swope;
a great-niece, Sapphire Adams;
his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Kim and John Hickman;
a Godson, Christopher Moppins;
a brother-in-law, Johnathon;
two sisters-in-law, Ashlei and Tiffani;
two aunts, Barb Hechenberger and Nancy (Steve) Ritter;
two uncles, Steve (Debbie) Hechenberger and Fr. Gerald Hechenberger;
and brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com

Funeral: Memorial services will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, September 22, 2017, at the American Legion Freedom Farm, Freeburg, IL.  A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at St. Luke Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.

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7 Comments on Josiah Swope

Allie Swope said : Guest Report Jun 04, 2018 at 9:43 PM

We all miss josh but we will never lose him in are heart. That why we stand up in never go down JUST LIKE JOSH from his sister

  • Mascoutah
  • Illinois
Bud and Val Gansmann said : Guest Report Sep 18, 2017 at 3:31 PM

Dear Swope, Hechenberger,and Rueter family and loved ones, Our thoughts and prayers for your comfort and peace during this difficult time.God Bless

  • Belleville
  • Il
Dan Hechenberger said : Guest Report Sep 15, 2017 at 9:43 PM

Brandi, Carol and I feel blessed to have been able to spend a little time with Josh, and you, on Saturday afternoon. You, and the rest of the family, are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Fairview Heights
  • IL
Bill and Angie Bjornstad said : Guest Report Sep 15, 2017 at 2:41 AM

Brandi, You, your family, and Josh's family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Smithton
  • IL
Nancy Rueter said : Guest Report Sep 15, 2017 at 2:04 AM

Josh I love you and will always miss you. I feel so blessed to have spent your last day with you. You were special to me.

  • Belleville
  • IL
Bonnie & Nick Orsa said : Guest Report Sep 14, 2017 at 8:03 PM

So sorry to hear about Josh. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sending our love.

  • Belleville
  • IL
KIM DUKE said : Guest Report Sep 14, 2017 at 6:00 PM

AS WE ALL WILL MISS JOSH, WE REFLECT ON THE FUN TIMES AND THE ENJOYMENT HE BROUGHT TO OUR LIVES. THERE WILL ALWAYS BE A LOST SPOT IN MY HEART FOR MY BROTHER I WILL FOREVER CHERISH

  • SAINT JOSEPH
  • MO

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