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Lester Kidwell
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Mr. Lester Kidwell, 80 of Wilmore, died Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Brookdale Richmond Place Assisted Living in Lexington. He was born in Rockcastle County, KY on November 9, 1936 the son of Thomas Eldon and Matilda Gadd Kidwell. He had been a landscaper for Hillenmeyer Nursery and was a member of the Nicholasville Church of God.
He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Jewell Jones Kidwell; three sons, Kenneth and Toni Kidwell of Lawrenceburg, and Darryl and Jewel Kidwell, and William and Amy Kidwell, both of Wilmore; two daughters, Patricia and Tony Haydon of Sadieville and Karen and John Collier of Stanton; a brother, Alfred and Joyce Kidwell of Brodhead; and two sisters, Martha Allen of Orlando and Nannie Davidson of Berea. Also surviving are 23 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Pal, Henry, and Ed Kidwell; and a sister, Dorothy Clark.

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Scaffold Cane Cemetery

Scaffold Cane Cemetery Road
Mt. Vernon, KY 40456


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