William A. 'Bill' Tweedy


Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2001

Kenai resident William A. "Bill" Tweedy died at his home in Kenai on Monday, Nov. 12, 2001, of natural causes. He was 72.

A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday at the Peninsula Memorial Chapel in Kenai.

Mr. Tweedy was born March 29, 1929, in Lynchburg, Va. He completed high school and served his country in both the army and navy. He moved to Alaska in 1948 and lived in Fairbanks for 51 years and Kenai for two years. Mr. Tweedy was a carpenter and taxicab driver until he retired in 1997. He was a member of the Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing, woodworking and archery.

"He was a kind, considerate and wonderful husband," his wife said.

Mr. Tweedy is survived by his wife, Melba, his daughter, Valerie Troutman, his niece, Frances Wooden, and his nephew, Clifton Tweedy Jr.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are encouraged to the Melba Tweedy Memorial Fund at the Kenai Alaska USA Bank.

Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.

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