Funeral service was held on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Oakdale Funeral Home Chapel in Camden, officiated by Brother Doug Hampton. Burial followed in the Flatwoods Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation was from 5-9 p.m. on Monday, August 12, 2013, and on Tuesday before the service was held.
Mr. Oswalt was a boilermaker and member of the local 263 Boilermakers Union.
He is survived by his wife, Lorene Gilbert Oswalt of Holladay, Tenn.; sons, Terry Oswalt of Vaiden, David Oswalt of Holladay, Tenn., Steve Oswalt of Camden, Tenn., Keith Oswalt of Jackson, Brian Oswalt of Holladay, Tenn., and Randy Oswalt of Holladay, Tenn.; daughters, Diane Dillard, Cheryl Pack and Sandra Vowell, all of Holladay, Tenn.; brothers, Lewis Oswalt of Tyler, Texas, L.D. Oswalt of Indianola and Buford Oswalt of Meredian; sisters, Ann Hubbard, Paricia Brant, Bobbie Pennell and Shirley Whaley, all of Hickory, N.C. and Kathleen Harrell of Meredian; 15 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.