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Moore Bowen Road Funeral Home

4216 South Bowen Road, Arlington, TX

OBITUARY

William L Tweed

July 15, 1947February 11, 2020
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William L (Bill) Tweed, age 72, was born July 15, 1947 in Fort Worth, Texas to Billie Eugenia and Howard Tweed and said his final farewells on Tuesday February 11, 2020. Bill Spent 4 years in the U.S. Navy aboard the mine ship USS Adroit during Vietnam, after which he spent a better part of his life doing exactly what he enjoyed in a couple of different capacities. Bill was a man who would do just about anything he could to help anyone in need, all they had to do is ask. He was a great Husband to his wife Belinda Tweed of 17 years and a great father and step father for his children Robie, Krikit, Shane, Richard, Yvette, Sherri, and Jessica along with his duties of Grandpa and Great Grandpa to a slew of Grandkids. He is Survived by his wife Belinda Tweed, sister Laura Tweed, and his kids, grandkids and list of nieces and nephews and an even longer list of friends.

Bill will be laid to rest on Thursday, February 27, 2020, 12:30 PM at Moore Bowen Road Funeral Home, 4216 S Bowen Rd, Arlington, Texas 76016. Following the memorial service at 2:00 PM will be a full Military Salute to follow at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Texas 75211.

We will always remember Bill for the man with a witty personality, huge heart and a man who enjoyed life his way. We will miss you DAD!!

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.moorebowenroad.com for the Tweed family.

Services

  • Memorial Service Thursday, February 27, 2020
  • Committal Service Thursday, February 27, 2020

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Laura Palmore

February 27, 2020

To the family of Mr. Tweed. I want to Express my deepest sympathies . I did not know him personally, but I called and checked on him from time to time. When I first spoke to him his main concern was finding a good doctor to care for his wife . No matter what he was going through he always answered my calls with a smile
I wish I could have done more. I work at USMD, and I tried to be an advocate to he and his wife
My life has been blessed with fond memories of our conversations. My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family
If I had known sooner. I could have at least said good bye. I'm happy he is no longer suffering
May God bless you

Paul Strittmatter

February 27, 2020

I got to know Bill when I bought the house next door to him to fix up and rent to a family from my church. The remodel job was quite overwhelming to the point I wasn’t sure where to start. After a couple of weeks hemming and hawing he saw me outside the house with a friend and ask what was the “hold up”. I told him to save money I needed to do a lot of the demolition myself but I didn’t no where to start. He told me to get my tools out of my truck while he went and got some of his. The next thing I know we are ripping out nails and pulling old rotted siding off. Before the sun set that day and after several beers in between we had half the wall off on one side of the house. During the remodel he continued to lend me tools from what seemed a magical tool shed that always had the right tool for the job. He also was ready with a cold beer at the right time. Not too long after his diagnosis he gave me a leather tool belt saying it didn’t fit him anymore from his weight loss. Of course he added that mine was pitiful and I needed a proper one anyway. I believe anyone reading this story will say “Well, that’s Bill Tweed for you”. If a person is judged from his actions and his friends, Bill Tweed was a good man. Yes, he was rough around the edges but that was part of his character and what drew people toward him. About three weeks before he passed I showed Bill I had written on the back of the tool belt, his name, mine and that he had given it to me. He had me come over and sit with him and have a beer. Not a lot was said, but hey... “that’s Bill Tweed for you”.
Thanks for being a friend,
Paul Strittmatter

KATHY Holmes

February 14, 2020

Bill,
I met Billy about 3 yrs ago, he and I work for the same company in Euless. He was my good friend and I surely will miss him. What an amazing man and one of the nicest men I have ever met. He was so talented and could do anything. I loved drinking a beer and listening to stories he told, some great stories. His stories of his good friends along "Lancaster Street" and of life events. I knew him to be a tender-hearted man who cared a lot about his friends and family. I admired him most for the love he had for Belinda. He took such good care of her every minute of every day and would hear of it any other way. He loved you so much!!

Rest in Peace my sweet, sweet friend and know that I will miss you and think of you often. God Bless you, Amen!!

LaDonna Hunter DeLaho

February 13, 2020

I can't believe your gone Uncle Bill. You have always made me smile. I hope you are resting well now! Love you!

Lori Thomas

February 12, 2020

Bill, I will never forget you. I have known and loved you since I was 13 years old! You were my best friend and I just can’t believe you are gone! God Speed and don’t give the good Lord too much trouble!!

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