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Dodge City Daily Globe - Dodge City, KS
  • Darrell Tweedy, 83

  • Darrell Tweedy, 83, died Monday, July 29, 2013 at WesternPlains Medical Complex, Dodge City.He was born October 18, 1929 at Bel Aire, Kansas, the son of John Taylorand Neva L. Hillman Tweedy. He graduated high school in Phillipsburgand served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He moved toDo...
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  • Darrell Tweedy, 83, died Monday, July 29, 2013 at Western
    Plains Medical Complex, Dodge City.
    He was born October 18, 1929 at Bel Aire, Kansas, the son of John Taylor
    and Neva L. Hillman Tweedy.  He graduated high school in Phillipsburg
    and served in the United States Army during the Korean War.  He moved to
    Dodge City in 1956 from Phillipsburg to work as a printer for the Dodge
    City Daily Globe, later working at the High Plains Journal, Dodge City,
    retiring in 1995.
    He was a member of the Church of Christ, Howard Gotschall VFW Post 1714,
    American Legion, Bird Club and Iris Club all in Dodge City.
    On December 8, 1950 he married Ravona “Rae” King at Phillipsburg.  She
    survives.
    Other survivors include: a daughter, Kathy Hare and husband Loyd,
    Lubbock, Texas; 2 sons, Mark Tweedy and wife Stacey, Garden City and
    Steve Tweedy and wife Rita, Dodge City; a brother, John Tweedy, Forsyth,
    Missouri; 2 sisters, Laura Burris, Dodge City and Linda Tweedy,
    Independence, Kansas; 11 grandchildren, Philip Hare, Lynne Contreras,
    Jenni Ploeger, Josh Tweedy, Amber Clark, Zach Tweedy, Erica Villarreal,
    Anna Tweedy, Whitney Weber, Nathan Tweedy and Elisha Friess; and 18
    great grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Raymond, a sister,
    Neva Bozarth and his step-mother, Mildred Tweedy.
    Services will be announced at a later date.  There will be no public
    viewing, cremation has taken place.
    In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Carpenter Place of
    Wichita or the Church of Christ Youth Ministry both in care of Ziegler
    Funeral Chapel, 1901 N. 14th Ave., Dodge City, Kansas  67801.
    Condolences may be sent to www.zieglerfuneralchapel.com.

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