James “Ernie” Kidd, 71, Bedford

James Kidd of Bedford, Known to friends and family as Earnie, passed away Thursday evening, December 25th, 2008 at Whit River Lodge at the age of 71.

Born in 1937 in Wayne County Kentucky to Harley and Pearlie Kidd, James was retired from Thompson Electronics after 36 years of service.
He is survived by his sister Dotie and her husband Melvin, His two brother Gola, and his wife Mary Jane, his daughter Jennifer, his two sons Greg and Mike and his wife Rochelle, and five grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, six brothers and three sisters. Services will be held Tuesday, December 30, 2008 at Cresthaven Funeral Home from 10:00am to 2:00pm with burial to follow at Cresthaven Memorial Gardens.