Obituary for J. Kevin Tidd

Taken from J Kevin Tidd Funeral Home website


J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home

James Kevin Tidd, 65, of Sanibel, FL passed away at his home on September 30, 2022. A long-time funeral director in the area, Kevin was born to James W. and Shirley (Pelton) Tidd in Coldwater, MI on August 20, 1957. He grew up in Homer where he was an avid Boy Scout in his youth and went on to enjoy hunting, fishing, and golf. Keven eventually found his passion for trapshooting and was a lifetime member of the Big 9 Sportsman Club in Concord, MI. His compassion for the families he served was something most people in the area will remember and his son tries to emulate.

Kevin will be dearly missed by his wife Nancy (White); father James W. (Shirley Claucherty) Tidd; children James Kenneth (Stephanie) Tidd and Amanda Steele; grandchildren Morgan, Emma, and Ava; siblings Robin Drumm and Andrew (Louise Dean) Tidd; mother of his children, Jackie Mestdagh; uncle Gene (Pat) Tidd; cousin, Gena Tidd and her children, Grace and CJ Sampson; extended family James (Janis) White, Mary Carter, Stephanie Mestdagh, Anne (Doug) Leach and Stephen (Amy) Mestdagh; nieces and nephews Gena Tidd, Michael (Heather) Drumm, Amy (Dino) Pelham, Staci (Travis) Tackett, Stephanie (Jordan) Farrell, Kelly (Jon Kohrt) White, Alex (Mallori Konkle) White and special friend, Chris Turner.

Kevin was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley A. Tidd, and grandparents, Raymond and Roberta Tidd.

Visitation will be held Monday October 10, 2022 from 2 pm until 4 pm and from 6 pm until 8 pm at the J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home in Albion.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Albion at 11 am with family receiving friends from 10 am until service. Kevin will be laid to rest in Fairview Cemetery in Homer, MI, in a private committal service after the funeral.

Donations are suggested to the Big 9 Sportsman Club, 12000 Folks Rd, Concord 49237.

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