William J. Kidd, 85, of Bauxite passed away Friday, March 2. He was born Oct. 19, 1926, in the Shaw community to the late Moses and Annie Stone Kidd.
William served in the Army during World War II, Korean Conflict and Vietnam, retiring with the rank of major.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Bettie Kidd; his brother, Gean Kidd; and a sister, Mary Jane Allinson.
He is survived by his son, Bill Kidd Jr.; two daughters, Anice Tedford and husband Bruce and Karen Heiwig and husband Mike; grandchildren, Rebecca Hackworth and husband Matt and Samantha Tedford and his fiancee, Jeff Vitols; a great-grandson, Jaxon Vitols; and a sister, Boise Reaves.
Funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, March 5, at Ashby Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Norman officiating. Burial will follow at New Friendship Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 4, at the funeral home.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com