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TWEED, Jr., John Arthur born Sept 19, 1942 in Queens, New York to Margaret and John A. Tweed and passed in his home in Lancaster, Calif., August 29, 2013. He attended Herricks High school in New Hyde Park, NY and joined the USAF in 1960. He served tours in Japan, Vietnam, and at Edwards Air Force Base. He retired in 1980 at the rank of MSgt. From 1980 until 2002 he worked at Lockheed, and then continued to work as a volunteer at the Joe Davies Heritage Airpark in Palmdale. He is survived by Beth, his wife of 28 years, his children: Patrick (Dani), Michael, Robert, Jamie O'Hara (John) and Allen Skrletts (Mindy), siblings David Tweed and Faith Edwin, eleven grandchildren and many dear friends. He was a man of great ingenuity, determination, warmth, and generosity, and the world is a little darker with his passing. There will be no services. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Joe Davies Heritage Airpark online at

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