Joseph Schwert Jr., 69, of Bradenton, Fla., formerly of Indianapolis, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.
Joseph was a Mason with the Masonic Grand Lodge of Indianapolis. He also served in the 101st Airborne Division.
He retired after 32 years of service as a truck driver and moved with his wife to Bradenton, Fla.
He was preceded in death by a sister and his parents, Joseph Sr. and Maria Schwert.
He is survived by his wife, Sherry Lee Schwert; two daughters, Becky and Kristie; a son, Ronnie Joe; a brother, David; and seven grandchildren.
There will be no services.
Please send donations to TideWell Hospice Inc., 3355 26th St., West Bradenton, Fla., 34205.