Eddie P. Kidd, 81 – The Advocate Messenger


Eddie P. Kidd


Eddie P. Kidd, 81, of Stanford, KY (formerly of Somerset, KY) passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, June 14, 2021. Born July 25, 1939 in Stanford, KY to the late Porter and Bessie Jewell Young Kidd. He was the widower of Emma Adams Kidd, who died in 2004. Eddie was a US Army veteran. He worked on and retired from GTE as a District Manager in Somerset, KY. He later worked for Team Modern Distributors Inc. in Somerset, KY for almost 20 years. He was an avid golfer who was a member of the Eagles Nest Country Club and the Dix River Country Club for many years.

Survivors include three daughters, Sherri Kidd Smith (Jim) from Stanford, KY, Patricia Kidd Mayfield from Somerset, KY, and Rhonda Kidd from Somerset, KY; a brother, Tommy Kidd of Cincinnati, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Adam Smith, Kinsley Huff, Brittany McCowan (Josh), Brandon Mayfield, Ryan Miller, Tanner Smith, and Sarah Walker; several great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife Emma Adams Kidd; Parents, Porter and Bessie Kidd; a brother, Jimmy Kidd; and a granddaughter, April Smith.

A one-day service is scheduled for Saturday, June 19, 2021 at the Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford, KY. The tour takes place from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The funeral begins at 4:00 p.m. with Bro. Stewart Dawson officiates. He is buried in Lancaster Cemetery in Lancaster, KY.

Military honors are given by the US Army.

Active pallbearers are Ryan Miller, Tanner Smith, Jim Kidd, Mike Jones, Josh McCowan, Adam Smith.

Honorable Pallbearers are his family at Team Modern Distributors and friends at Dix River Golf Club and Eagles Nest Country Club.


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