James V. “Sonny” Swilley, 79, of Beaumont, died Friday, January 13, 2017, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. He was born on January 7, 1938, to Lacey and Hoxie Swilley, in Houston, and was a United States Army Reserves veteran. James retired as manager of sales for
Survivors include his wife, DeCondia Swilley; daughter, Shana Peterson and her husband, Matt, all of Beaumont; step-grandchildren, Allison Peterson and Caleb Peterson; sisters, Glenda Nunez and her husband Dan, and Paula Swilley.
A gathering of Mr. Swilley’s family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with his funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 16, 2017, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.

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