Mr. Roy G. Tweed, 76, of DeKalb, Illinois, died Thursday, November 28, 2019, at his home. He was born October 24, 1943, in Marshall, North Carolina, the son of Roy G. Louvern and Faye E. Tweed. Roy was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Vietnam War and received the Purple Heart. He was formerly employed by the City of DeKalb in the Streets Department and DeKalb Township. Roy enjoyed bowling, fishing, golfing and was a Master Gardner. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Francis Helton.
He is survived by his brother, Glen Jennings; four sisters, Kathy (Doug) Herendeen, Judy Jennings, Connie Brown, and Billie Jean Marlow; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.
Funeral Service Saturday 1:00 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dale Schepers officiating. Interment to follow at Well Springs Cemetery with Full Military Honors conducted by the Campbell County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 11 AM to 1 P.M. before funeral services. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Roy G. Tweed Memorial Fund, addressed to the Tweed Family in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115. Online condolences for Mr. Tweed may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. or www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Roy G. Tweed with local arrangements.