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June 3, 2013

Reuben G. Sweezy

ORANGE — Reuben George Sweezy, 81, of Orange passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at home surrounded by his love ones.

Reuben was a native of Allegan, Michigan: born on April 16, 1932 to parents Carrie Celia (Smith) and George Leroy Sweezy. He had lived in the Orange area for 35 years and was a veteran of the United States Army. Reuben was also a long-standing and loved member of the Ninth and Elm Church of Christ.  He enjoyed NASCAR and loved fishing and was very enthusiastic about studying the Bible. Reuben loved being around his family and was loved by many.

Reuben is survived by his wife, Beverly Sweezy of Orange, TX; sisters, Martha French of LosCruz, New Mexico, and Ruth Smallwood of Haines City, Florida. He is also survived by his children, Thomas Tincher, David Tincher, George Sweezy, Tina Vega, Susan Windsor, and Michael Sweezy. His memory will be cherished by his 21 grandchildren and his 27 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, George Leroy Sweezy, and his mother, Carrie Sweezy, and eleven brothers and sisters. Reuben was also preceded in death by his two children, Roberta and Phillip Sweezy, two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 from 5 pm until 9 pm at Dorman Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 2 pm at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park.

Pallbearers: Al Bowen, Donnie Roberts, Michael Sweezy, Jason Tincher, Billy Tincher, and David Tincher.

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