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William Boyd Kidwell
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Obituary for William Boyd Kidwell

Mr. William Boyd Kidwell, 80 of Mt. Vernon, died Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Baptist Health Hospital in Lexington. He was born in Berea, KY on May 26, 1938 the son of Johnie and Bertha Lee Byrd Kidwell. He was a retired heavy equipment operator and was of the Baptist Faith. He was a member of the Lexington VFW and Moose Lodge and was a US Army veteran.
He is survived by three sons, Paul Kidwell of Santa Rosa, FL, Keith Kidwell of Nashville, TN, and William B. Kidwell, Jr. of Mt. Vernon; four daughters, Shelia Polly of London, Michelle Baker of Brodhead, and Tammy Kidwell and Heather Kidwell, both of Mt. Vernon; three sisters, Brenda Kelley of Berea, Diane Osborne of Cambridge City, IN, and Barbara Willis of Mason City, IL; 15 grandchildren, Jennifer Shutts, Holly McEachern, Jon Paul Kidwell, Kyle Kidwell, Sarah Baker, Brittany Ellison, Elijah Jones, Kaitlynne Polly, Jason Kidwell, Betsy Baker, Zackary Polly, Amber Baker Tucker, J.D. Wright, Candice Kidwell, and Blake Jones; and 11 great grandchildren, Olivia Shutts, Jace Shutts, Ellie Shutts, William Robert Tucker, Cameron Baker, Killian Baker, Lexie Madison Bradley, Trinity Wright, Zoe Wright, Ryker Wright, and Jase Ellison. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Gertrude Kidwell; a brother, Johnie Mack Kidwell; and a sister, Patricia Barrett.

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Briarfield Cemetery

Briarfield Cemetery Rd.
Orlando, Kentucky 40460


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