Darrell Tweedy

7/31/2013

Darrell Tweedy, 83, of Dodge City, died Monday, July 29, 2013, at Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City.

Darrell Tweedy, 83, of Dodge City, died Monday, July 29, 2013, at Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City.

He was born Oct. 18, 1929, in Bel Aire, to John Taylor and Neva L. Hillman Tweedy. He graduated from high school in Phillipsburg.

A Dodge City resident since 1956, Mr. Tweedy had worked as a printer for the Dodge City Daily Globe and later worked at the High Plains Journal in Dodge City, retiring in 1995. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

On Dec. 8, 1950, he married Ravona "Rae" King in Phillipsburg. She survives. Other survivors include a daughter, Kathy Hare of Lubbock, Texas; two sons, Mark Tweedy of Garden City, and Steve Tweedy of Dodge City; a brother, John Tweedy of Forsyth, Mo.; two sisters, Laura Burris of Dodge City, and Linda Tweedy of Independence; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Raymond; a sister, Neva Bozarth; and his stepmother, Mildred Tweedy.

Services will be announced at a later date.

There will be no public viewing as cremation has taken place. Condolences may be sent at www.zieglerfuneralchapel.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Carpenter Place of Wichita or Church of Christ Youth Ministry, both in care of Ziegler Funeral Chapel, 1901 N. 14th Ave., Dodge City, KS 67801.

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