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Robert L. Tweedy

September 28, 1933 - August 4, 2017

Service Date: August 7, 2017

Robert L. Tweedy, 83, of Belleville, Illinois, born Thursday, September 28, 1933, in East St. Louis, IL, died Friday, August 4, 2017 at his residence in Belleville, Illinois.

Robert worked as a Supervisor of Signals and Communication for Alton & Southern Railway for 46 years. He was a former member of St. Clair County Anglers Club.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Wife: JoAnn, nee Werkmeister, Tweedy
  • Son: Robert Gregory Tweedy, Sr.
  • Parents: Harry and Helen, nee Henson, Tweedy
  • Brothers
    • James Tweedy
    • William Tweedy
  • Sister: Martha Dickhans
  • Grandsons
    • Robert Gregory Tweedy, Jr.
    • Andrew Tweedy
  • Melba’s Son: John Schwartz

Surviving are his:

  • Daughter: Debra A. (Jerry) Voll of Phoenix, AZ
  • Sons
    • Steven (Janet) Tweedy of Overland Park, KS
    • Jeff (Susan) Tweedy of Chicago, IL
  • Daughter-in-Law: Robin Tweedy of O’Fallon, MO
  • Beloved Partner: Melba Mueller of Belleville, IL
    • Melba’s Children
      • Harold (Rick) Schwartz
      • Theresa LaFore
  • Sister: Helen Shalenko of Fairview Heights, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Julee (Jason) Grovert
    • Todd (Valerie) Voll
    • Katie Tweedy
    • Spencer Tweedy
    • Sam Tweedy
    • Krystal (Devin) Barnes
    • Mariah LaFore
    • Derrek (Ashley) Schwartz
    • Kodi LaFore
  • Great-Grandchildren
    • Keegan Grovert
    • Olivia Grovert
    • Ella Tweedy
    • Tillie Barnes
    • Ezra Barnes
    • Mabrie Schwartz
    • Louie Schwartz
  • Sister-In-Law: Gail Henties of Millstadt, IL
    • Gail’s Children
      • Amanda Panzau
      • Sara Hillman
        • their children Gwendlyn, Henry and Floyd
  • Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Friends, & Neighbors

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (Team Susan Miller Tweedy) or Belleville Area Humane Society

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Sunday, August 6, 2017 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am , August 7, 2017 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Chaplain Jason Vinson officiating.  Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Illinois.