Donald Woodrow Kidd
May 30, 1935 -
August 8, 2020

Visitation

August 11, 2020
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Service 

August 11, 2020
1:30 PM

Interment

Obituary

Graveside funeral service for Mr. Donald Woodrow Kidd, age 85, will be conducted, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 1:30pm at Flintville Cemetery with Bro. Tim Hall officiating. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, from 11:00am until 1:00pm at Higgins Funeral Home.

Mr. Kidd was born May 30, 1935 in Dyer County, TN to the late Woodrow and Alline Sykes Kidd. Donald was a veteran of the United States Army and played semi-professional baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals organization. He moved to Fayetteville and began working at National Can before he moved on to began his career at Amana, where he was issued clock number 1, which he considered an honor to hold. He was an outdoorsman and an avid fisherman all his life. He enjoyed traveling to watch his grandchildren participate in all of their activities and supported them in all their endeavors. He was an active member of the Howell Hill Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Doris Bruce Kidd of Fayetteville; son Mac (Dawn) Kidd of Fayetteville; daughter LaDonna (Scott) Thrasher of Flintville; grandchildren Skyler (Shayna) Kidd of Fayetteville, Clint (Marley) Thrasher of Flintville, and Shelby (Marshall) Wix of Spring Hill, TN; Sister-in-law Mary Agnes Bruce; niece Susie (Bob) Moyes all of Kimball, TN; niece Maxine (Larry) Snell of Madison, AL; and special “adopted” son Mike Raby of Fayetteville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Howell Hill Church of Christ Building Fund, 472 Old Lincoln Road, Fayetteville, TN 37334.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Donald Woodrow Kidd.

In accordance with State of Tennessee Executive Order issued by Governor Bill Lee, social gatherings are limited to no more than 50 participants. For your safety we recommend face coverings, 6 feet social distancing, practicing good hygiene, and remaining home if you feel sick. The family invites you to share memories at higginsfh.com.

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26 Comments

  1. Dennie Massey

    Doris & Family OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU IN THE LOSS OF YOUR LOVE ONE

    Reply
  2. Jerry and Barb (Whitmore) Hargrove

    Dear Doris, Mac and LaDonna, Our families have known each other for years. Mr. Don was a great man and he will be missed by so many. May God wrap his arms around you and give you comfort during this difficult time. Praying for all of the family.

    Reply
  3. Marty Mathis

    Im so sorry for your loss i will keep your family in my prayers

    Reply
  4. Cricket Hill Wagster

    Doris, Mac and Ladonna…I am so sorry to be reading this, I am just finding out. The Kidd family has always felt like my distance family. Days will be difficult for you and they say time will heal but it hasn’t for me. Mac and Ladonna, be strong for your mother because she will need you the most during this time and forward. Just know my prayers are with you all.

    Reply
  5. Sherry Carter

    Mrs. Doris and family, I am so very sorry for your loss! Mr. Don was a fine person and I will miss seeing him at church. Praying for your family.

    Reply
  6. Donnie & Becky Patterson

    Doris, I am so very sorry to hear of Dons passing.We will be praying for your family…

    Reply
  7. Dorishonea

    Doris,Mac and Family so sorry to hear the loss of Don.He was a Wonderful person.Enjoyed the years we worked together at Amana/Goodman.
    You all will be in my thoughts and prayers.😥😥💖💖

    Reply
    • Ronnie and Eloise Hudgins

      Doris and family. So sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.

      Reply
  8. Linda Moran

    Ms. Doris and family, I am so saddened by the loss of Don. What a fine man he was. Sending thoughts and prayers to the entire family.

    Reply
  9. Linda Moran

    Ms. Do is and family, I am so saddened by the loss of Don. What a fine man he was. Sending thoughts and prayers to the entire family.

    Reply
  10. Nancy Woods

    Worked with and for don many years at Goodman was a good man my prayers are with all the family and so sorry for your loss

    Reply
  11. Debbie Gentry Miahnahri

    Mac and families,
    So sorry to hear of your loss. Please know your in our thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  12. Bill Curtis

    Don was my boss at Amana for many years. He was a great man, and I enjoyed working for him. Prayers for the family.

    Reply
  13. Jimmy and Janice Towry

    Doris and family,
    I am saddened to hear of Don’s passing.
    He was a nice man and I thought highly of him. All of you are in our prayers during this time.

    Reply
  14. Anita Johnson

    Praying for you all in this difficult time. Grateful to have known Don and considered him a good friend.

    Reply
  15. Peggy Towry

    Doris and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you!

    Reply
  16. Brenda Burns

    Doris, Mac,Dawn and Family .We are so Sorry about Mr Don’s passing .May God wrap his arms around each of you during this most difficult time. Brenda ( ER Burns ) and Joe Burns

    Reply
  17. Debbie Morris

    Mr. Don was one of my bosses when I worked at Amana. He was a great man. I was so sad to hear of his passing. My prayers for all the family…

    Reply
  18. Debbie Rutledge

    LaDonna and family I’m so sorry to hear this. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  19. Gerald and Wanda Scott

    We are So Sorry for the Family’s Loss. He was a Great Man. God Bless the Family with Comfort and Peace in the Days to Come!

    Reply
  20. Paula Pitts

    Mac,and Doris So sorry to hear about Mr.Don. May God watch over you and help you through this difficult time.

    Reply
  21. Ray & Sue Cary Simmons

    Prayers for all of you .

    Reply
  22. Lawrence Walter Sloan

    Doris and Family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Don was a wonderfully unique gentleman. May God bless and keep you.

    Reply
  23. Judy Stafford

    Doris,Mac,LaDonna and Family,I am so sorry to hear this.My thoughts and Prayers are with you all. May God Bless you.

    Reply
  24. Dixie Smith

    You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

    Love,
    Dixie Smith

    Reply
  25. Barbara Faulkner

    Donald and Doris have been lifelong friends of my family, and my heart is saddened by his loss. Together, we have shared many good times and memories.

    Prayers extended to the family.

    Reply

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26 Comments

  1. Dennie Massey

    Doris & Family OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU IN THE LOSS OF YOUR LOVE ONE

    Reply
  2. Jerry and Barb (Whitmore) Hargrove

    Dear Doris, Mac and LaDonna, Our families have known each other for years. Mr. Don was a great man and he will be missed by so many. May God wrap his arms around you and give you comfort during this difficult time. Praying for all of the family.

    Reply
  3. Marty Mathis

    Im so sorry for your loss i will keep your family in my prayers

    Reply
  4. Cricket Hill Wagster

    Doris, Mac and Ladonna…I am so sorry to be reading this, I am just finding out. The Kidd family has always felt like my distance family. Days will be difficult for you and they say time will heal but it hasn’t for me. Mac and Ladonna, be strong for your mother because she will need you the most during this time and forward. Just know my prayers are with you all.

    Reply
  5. Sherry Carter

    Mrs. Doris and family, I am so very sorry for your loss! Mr. Don was a fine person and I will miss seeing him at church. Praying for your family.

    Reply
  6. Donnie & Becky Patterson

    Doris, I am so very sorry to hear of Dons passing.We will be praying for your family…

    Reply
  7. Dorishonea

    Doris,Mac and Family so sorry to hear the loss of Don.He was a Wonderful person.Enjoyed the years we worked together at Amana/Goodman.
    You all will be in my thoughts and prayers.😥😥💖💖

    Reply
    • Ronnie and Eloise Hudgins

      Doris and family. So sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.

      Reply
  8. Linda Moran

    Ms. Doris and family, I am so saddened by the loss of Don. What a fine man he was. Sending thoughts and prayers to the entire family.

    Reply
  9. Linda Moran

    Ms. Do is and family, I am so saddened by the loss of Don. What a fine man he was. Sending thoughts and prayers to the entire family.

    Reply
  10. Nancy Woods

    Worked with and for don many years at Goodman was a good man my prayers are with all the family and so sorry for your loss

    Reply
  11. Debbie Gentry Miahnahri

    Mac and families,
    So sorry to hear of your loss. Please know your in our thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  12. Bill Curtis

    Don was my boss at Amana for many years. He was a great man, and I enjoyed working for him. Prayers for the family.

    Reply
  13. Jimmy and Janice Towry

    Doris and family,
    I am saddened to hear of Don’s passing.
    He was a nice man and I thought highly of him. All of you are in our prayers during this time.

    Reply
  14. Anita Johnson

    Praying for you all in this difficult time. Grateful to have known Don and considered him a good friend.

    Reply
  15. Peggy Towry

    Doris and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you!

    Reply
  16. Brenda Burns

    Doris, Mac,Dawn and Family .We are so Sorry about Mr Don’s passing .May God wrap his arms around each of you during this most difficult time. Brenda ( ER Burns ) and Joe Burns

    Reply
  17. Debbie Morris

    Mr. Don was one of my bosses when I worked at Amana. He was a great man. I was so sad to hear of his passing. My prayers for all the family…

    Reply
  18. Debbie Rutledge

    LaDonna and family I’m so sorry to hear this. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  19. Gerald and Wanda Scott

    We are So Sorry for the Family’s Loss. He was a Great Man. God Bless the Family with Comfort and Peace in the Days to Come!

    Reply
  20. Paula Pitts

    Mac,and Doris So sorry to hear about Mr.Don. May God watch over you and help you through this difficult time.

    Reply
  21. Ray & Sue Cary Simmons

    Prayers for all of you .

    Reply
  22. Lawrence Walter Sloan

    Doris and Family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Don was a wonderfully unique gentleman. May God bless and keep you.

    Reply
  23. Judy Stafford

    Doris,Mac,LaDonna and Family,I am so sorry to hear this.My thoughts and Prayers are with you all. May God Bless you.

    Reply
  24. Dixie Smith

    You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

    Love,
    Dixie Smith

    Reply
  25. Barbara Faulkner

    Donald and Doris have been lifelong friends of my family, and my heart is saddened by his loss. Together, we have shared many good times and memories.

    Prayers extended to the family.

    Reply

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