Edward Lyle Kidwell

Born: Wed., Feb. 8, 1922
Died: Tue., Dec. 13, 2011


Visitation

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Fri., Dec. 16, 2011
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Fri., Dec. 16, 2011
Location: McKee Funeral Home


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Dec. 17, 2011
Location: McKee Funeral Home


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Edward Lyle Kidwell, age 89, of Romney, WV passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at his home surrounded by his family while under the care of Hospice.

Born on February 8, 1922 in Higginsville, WV, he was the son of the late H.W. “Billy” and Zelda (Bloom) Kidwell.

He worked and retired from the CSX railroad and was a farmer. He was a veteran of WW11, a member of the V.F.W. Post 1101, American Legion Post 91, both of Romney, WV and a member of Salem United Methodist Church, Points, WV. He received the 35th Star Award in 2010 given by Governor Joe Manchin.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Xyla Lewis.

Surviving is his wife, Leona (Sowers) Kidwell, whom he married on December 29, 1951. Also surviving is three sons: Bob Kidwell of Romney, WV, Eddy Kidwell and wife Marcelle, of Points, WV, David Kidwell of Points, WV; a brother: Sartell Kidwell of Romney, WV; four grandchildren: Amanda Stotler and husband Andy, Travis Kidwell, Jamy Kidwell Taylor Kidwell, and a great-grandchild, Haylee Stotler.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at McKee Funeral Home Chapel, Augusta, WV with Rev. Dr. Roy Knight officiating. Interment will follow in Salem Cemetery Points, WV.

The family will receive friends on Friday, 2:00- 4:00 P.M. & 7:00-9:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be given to Romney Methodist Church, 49 N. High St. Romney, WV. 26757 or Salem United Methodist Church, % Sandy Hott, RR1 Box 32B Augusta, WV 26704 or Romney Methodist Food Pantry.

All arrangements are being handled by McKee Funeral Home, Augusta, WV.

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Michelle
   Posted Wed December 14, 2011
Sorry to hear about Lyle. May God wrap his arms around each of you in this time and in the days ahead.

Sherry and Rick Smith
   Posted Wed December 14, 2011
Our love and deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Lyle. He was an amazing man with the kindest demeanor and a wonderful sense of humor. His hardwork, strong values and sweet personality will be missed by everyone who knew him.

TERESA (HOTT) FLEMING
   Posted Wed December 14, 2011
SO SORRY TO SEE THE PASSING OF YOUR FATHER. MAY YOU FIND COMFORT IN YOUR MEMORIES AND KNOW THAT HE IS IN A BETTER PLACE IN PEACE.

Mary Kay and Greg Snyder
   Posted Fri December 16, 2011
We have your family in our prayers and our hearts. Lyle was one of the nicest people in West Virginia.
May God Bless!!

Linda K. Ruddle
   Posted Fri December 16, 2011
Leona,
So sorry to hear of your loss.
I will be in Penn. or Marcia and I would have came down.
Hugs and prayers to you and your family.
Linda

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