Jerry Lee Kidd, age
68 of Chesterton, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014.
He was born on Aug.
14, 1946, in Cabin Creek, W.V. to Jess and Gladys Mae (McSurley) Kidd.
He is survived by
his wife, Evelyn, as well as his son, Jesse (Leslie) Kidd; daughters, Fonda
(Jeffrey) Lawson and Angela (Greg) Foltz; brothers, Dan and Jack Kidd;
sisters, Ruby Bradley, Rosie Hancock, and Charlotte Chaffin; grandchildren,
Benjamin (Trisha), Brittany and Brooke Foltz, Reanna (Jordan) Lawson, Kaley
Neville, Derek Patterson, and Jasmine Kidd; great-granddaughter, Gracie Mae
Lawson; and seven step-grandchildren.
He was preceded in
death by his parents; son, Darrin Kidd; step-son, Bruce Stanley; and three
brothers and five sisters.
He retired from
Bethlehem Steel after 35 years of service as a mill wright. He enjoyed
cooking for his family and friends, telling stories of his adventures,
spending time in his workshop, his pets, and feeding all the wildlife.
services will be held.
Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.
Jerry’s name may be made to your local Humane Society. On-line condolences
to the family may be left at