Visitation Information:

June 15th, 2019 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Memorial Park North Funeral Home Riverside Chapel
989 Riverside Drive Gainesville, GA 30501

Service Information:

June 15th, 2019 at 11:00 AM
Memorial Park North Funeral Home Riverside Chapel
989 Riverside Drive Gainesville, GA 30501

Mr. Joe William Kidd, 79

            Joe William Kidd, age 79, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019.


            A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel. Reverend Shon Peppers will officiate. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 am prior to the service.

            Joe was born January 5, 1940 in Newnan, Georgia. He was the son of the late Harold L. Kidd and Sarah Eunice Newman. He was also preceded in death by brothers, Hal Kidd and Donald Kidd.

He was a 1958 graduate of Newnan High School and he then graduated from Georgia State College in Atlanta in 1963 and began working as a Certified Public Accountant for over 30 years, working for himself at Kidd and Associates. He was an active member of Gainesville Kiwanas, a Hall County Master Gardner and enjoyed Paddle Georgia for many years. He enjoyed traveling and visited places all over the world.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Jill and David Sexton of Toccoa, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Rynna Kidd of Buford, GA; grandchildren, Kelly Sexton Stanford, Will Sexton, Cashen Philyaw, Bennett Philyaw; great-granddaughter, Rylee Philyaw; and number of family and friends also survive.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to the Chattahoochee River Keepers 104 Washington Street SE Gainesville, GA 30501 678-696-8866 or Alzheimer’s Association at .

Memorial Park Funeral Home North Riverside Chapel, 989 Riverside Drive is in charge of arrangements. 770-297-6200.

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Mike Worley 2019-06-13 14:16:22
My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this most difficult time.
Barbara Dawson 2019-06-13 16:48:48
I am sorry for the loss of your father; praying peace for your spirits.
Sarah Strickland Pike 2019-06-14 09:06:58
Dear Family, Joe was a NHS classmate and one of our gang in our senior years. He was always so outgoing and so joyful. I will miss him. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you.
Jody Cooley 2019-06-14 09:33:57
Joe was a friend and a great business mind, and we will miss him. He had a great wit and I know he will be missed-my condolences.
Bobby Wood 2019-06-14 10:50:28
I am a classmate of Joe's and good friend. We will all greatly miss him and his humor.
Cynthia Cox 2019-06-14 16:16:58
We at Paddle GA are missing Joe so much! We are sharing stories and laughing! He was so fun to hang out with! We miss him and we will think of him often especially this week.
Gerald Handley 2019-06-15 09:15:05
Joe was a classmate at Newnan High and a friend. Over the years we lost one another but reconnected for our class Reunion. I will miss his outsize personality and good humor. My condolences to you, his family, and to all of his friends.
Erica M. 2019-06-15 11:41:56
Please accept my sincere condolences. God knows the pain that comes when we lose a loved one. That is why God describes death as his last enemy that he is yearning to do away with (1 Corinthians 15:26). Our dear loved ones who are resting in death will soon be awakened and reunited with us (Isaiah 26:19). Hold on firmly to this beautiful hope, and may the wonderful memories fill your mind and heart.
Judy Nixon Rountree 2019-06-23 19:24:12
I remember Joe as one of the really happy and fun friends in the class of ‘58. Much love to his family and close friends.
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