In Remembrance Of

Charles Kidwell

Charles Wilbur Kidwell, 86, of Edgerton, MO passed away, September 8, 2023.

He was born on September 14, 1936 to Robert Wilbur and Olive Marie (Creekmore) Kidwell in Martinsville, MO. Charles grew up in Martinsville, MO and graduated from Bethany High School. He then proudly served his country in the U.S. Army Reserves and the U.S. Air Force.

On December 23, 1961 he was united in marriage to Joyce Johnson. After their marriage they lived in Weston, MO and moved to Edgerton in 2013.

Charles was a truck driver for Pepsi and retired from Food Barn in 1993. He loved fishing, gardening, camping and traveling.

He was preceded in death by his parents and seven siblings.

Charles is survived by his wife, Joyce; children, Sondra (Walt) Stubbs, Steve (Vikki) Kidwell, Jeff Kidwell, Kenny (Jackie) Kidwell, and Brad (Nicole) Kidwell; nine grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson; brother, Don (Barbara) Kidwell; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Per his request, private family services will be held.

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  • Cindy Hensley Hubbard

    I’ve known your family forever. My prayers are with you Joyce and your whole family.

  • Jody Brown

    Many prayers and hugs for your family ❤️

  • Judi Caraway

    Chuck was one of the good guys. Kind, funny and loved his family. May god bless him. My prayers to Joyce and their family.

  • Allen & Bonnie McFall

    Charley was a good guy!!

  • Ron, and Sherri, Kidwell

    So thankful for the time we all spent together growing up, with family dinners and the camping trips we took together. Always enjoyed getting together, he was the best uncle a person could have, he will be dearly missed.

  • Lisa Wickam Landis

    Kenny and family
    My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you.

  • Caleb Kidwell

    Uncle Chuck will forever be in my heart. He helped me grow into a strong young man when my grandpa passed. Everytime we got to visit was a wonderful experience. Rest in forever peace uncle chuck, you will be missed.

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