---- — Maurice C. Kidd, 87, of Rushville, passed away Aug. 31, 2013.
He was born June 30, 1926, in Lincoln County, Ky., a son of the late Odie C. and Georgianna (Harris) Kidd. He married Lydia E. Moore Nov. 7, 1946; after 60 years of marriage, she died Dec. 16, 2006.
Maurice was a US Army veteran serving in the 706th Infantry in the European theater. He retired after 19 years from the former KT Corporation. He also farmed. He was a Kentucky Wildcat and NASCAR fan and a member of First Southern Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, John (Sandy) Kidd of St. Paul and David of Rushville; four daughters, Annie Browder, Ellen (Danny) Reed, Connie Kidd and Mary (Troy) Dickson, all of Rushville; one brother, Leonard (Loretta) Kidd of LaMesa, Calif.; one sister, Connie Baugh of Perryville, Ky.; 13 grandchildren; three step grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; four step great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Gary and Timothy; one grandchild, Danielle Reed; brothers, Wade and Taylor; and sisters, Lillian Bishop and Flossie Hale.
A Celebration of Life and military honors will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at First Southern Baptist Church in Rushville with Pastor Jeff Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in Decatur County’s Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Todd Funeral Centre & Crematory, Rushville.
Memorials may be made to the family c/o the funeral home.
Online condolences at www.toddfuneralhome.com.