Mr. Timothy Lee Tidwell, age 79, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away on, Monday, March 6, 2023, at the University of Florida Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida.
Mr. Tidwell was born in Calloway County, Kentucky on December 16, 1943, to the late Cornelius Tidwell and Iva Catherine (Watson) Tidwell. Mr. Tidwell was a retired truck driver and farmer. He was a United States Navy veteran and attended the First United Methodist Church in Murray.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Tidwell was preceded in death by one daughter, Renee Howard; one brother, Larry Tidwell; and an infant sister, Mary Tidwell.
Mr. Tidwell is survived by his wife, Judy Tidwell of Murray, Kentucky, to whom he married on August 6, 2016; one daughter, Anita Tidwell Suazo and husband Reuel of Colorado Springs, Colorado; one son, Randy Tidwell of Nashville, Tennessee; one sister, LaVella Hayden and husband Gene of Bardwell, Kentucky; two brothers, Dennis Tidwell and Kenneth Tidwell and wife Ellen all of Lynn Grove, Kentucky; five grandchildren, Amanda Martin of Kuttawa, Kentucky, Nicolas Suazo and Andrew Suazo both of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Abigail Tidwell and Jesse Tidwell both of Nashville, Tennessee; as well as two great-grandchildren, Emrys Martin and Niklaus Crosby both of Kuttawa, Kentucky.
The funeral service for Mr. Tidwell will be held on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Rev. Jim Stahler and Deacon Joe Ohnemus will officiate, and burial will follow in the Murray City Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the funeral service on Sunday, March 12, 2023, from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Serving as active pallbearers will be Justin Tidwell, Randy Tidwell, Reuel Suazo, and Michael Ridenour. Honorary Pallbearers will be Robert Lynn Tidwell, Jerry Gupton, Joe Rossi, Mark Kandt, Prentice Darnell, and James Hooper.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Humane Society of Calloway County, 607 Poplar Street, Suite A, Murray, Kentucky, 42071 or to the First United Methodist, % Appalachian Mission Team, 503 Maple Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071