John W. Swilley Sr. Wed, 09/20/2017 - 7:19pm John W. Swilley Sr., 74 of St. Augustine and formerly of Palatka, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today! Read more about John W. Swilley Sr.