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John G. Tweed, Jr. went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 22, 2019. He was born September 26, 1969, in Elkton, MD, the son of John and Virginia Tweed.
He was a loving and devoted husband, father, and Pappy. His greatest joy in life was his family whom he loved with all his heart. He was a small business owner in Townsend, Delaware for more than 20 years. He enjoyed hunting and four-wheeling. In his later years his favorite pastime was spending time with his grandson, Andrew.
As a teenager, he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal savior. He was a man of strong faith and dedicated his life to serving at Faith Baptist Church in Smyrna, Delaware, where he was a deacon for more than 10 years.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Holly G. Tweed; four sons, John Ryan Tweed (wife Sharon) of Magnolia, Eric Tyler Tweed (wife Bethany) of Dover, David Charles Tweed (girlfriend Illiana) of Townsend, and Carl Taylor Tweed of Townsend; his pride-and-joy grandson, Andrew William Tweed, of Magnolia; two sisters, Cynthia Reynolds (James) of Lititz, PA, and Rose Garcia (Carlos) of Elkton, MD; and his grandfather, Francis Ulmer, of Elkton, MD.
The viewing will be held at 9:00 a.m. Friday, July 26, 2019 at Faith Baptist Church, 1575 Bryn Zion Road, Smyrna, DE 19977. The service will immediately follow the viewing at 10:00 a.m. The burial will follow at Barratt’s Chapel Cemetery, 6362 Bay Road, Frederica, DE 19946.