Mt. Vernon Register-News

April 23, 2013

Marty Schwartz


The Register-News

---- — William Martin “Marty” Schwartz, 49, of Mt. Vernon, died 7:55 a.m. Monday, April 22, 2013, at his home in Mt. Vernon. He was born Sunday, July 7, 1963, in Centralia, the son of Herbert George and Nancy Carolyn (Hicks) Schwartz. He married Marjorie Beth Cravens on May 21, 1983, in Mt. Vernon. Marty served in the United States Marine Corps from Oct. 1980 until retiring from the military as an E-7 Gunnery Sergeant after 21 years of service in July 2001. He was a deputy for the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department for 12 years. He was an active member of the Mt. Vernon Township High School Rams football program and coached football for the Jefferson County Sports Authority for three years. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and the West Salem Trinity United Methodist Church in Mt. Vernon. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Beth Schwartz of Mt. Vernon; son, Mikeyle Johnson of Mt. Vernon; two daughters, Samantha and Casey Schwartz of Mt. Vernon; father and stepmother, Herb and Sue Schwartz of Mt. Vernon; mother and stepfather, Carolyn and Wayne Mabry of Clarksville, Mo.; sister, Christi LaLumondier and husband Jerome of Mt. Vernon; brother, James Throgmorton of Austin, Texas; two stepbrothers, Jack and Travis Heinrich of Mt. Vernon; nieces and nephews, Amanda Winchell and husband Steven of Mt. Vernon, Ashlie Robinson and husband Justin of Mt. Vernon, Jordan McCoy and fiancee Blake Branlett of Carbondale, Randi Rae “Dog” McCoy of Mt. Vernon and Simon and Sydney LaLumondier of Mt. Vernon; special brother, Jody Atkins of Chicago; “special girls”, Molly and C.J. Of Mt. Vernon; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.He was preceded in death by one sister, Kelly Sue Schwartz; paternal grandparents, Martin and Madelon Schwartz; maternal grandparents, Jewel and Boyd Hicks; and several aunts and uncles. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at West Salem Trinity United Methodist Church in Mt. Vernon with the Rev. Brad Henson. Interment will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Members of Mt. Vernon American Legion Post 141 will conduct full military honors at the cemetery. Evening visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. A rosary service will be conducted at 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Morning visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 10 a.m. Thursday at West Salem Trinity United Methodist Church in Mt. Vernon. For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Jefferson County Sports Authority (JCSA) and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P. O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further information and to send condolences.