James Earl Kidd

September 6, 1939 - November 15, 2020
James Earl Kidd

James Earl Kidd, 81, of Moundsville, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020 at home.
James was born September, 6, 1939, in Marshall County, the son of the late Willard and Effie Marie (Moust) Kidd.
James was a coal miner for Valley Camp Coal, worked for Klug Brothers Excavating and was self employed as the owner and operator of his own excavating company; a member of Prayer Hill Church of God.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by four brothers, Jack, Bob, Dude and Dave Kidd; a sister Nancy Crow; two nephews.
Surviving are his wife Betty Jo (Stanley) Kidd; six children Amy Werfele of Columbus, Ohio, Andrew Kidd of Toledo, Ohio, Bonnie Woods (Steve) of Grafton, WV., Samuel Summers III of Grafton, WV., Charles Summers (Hollie) of Grafton, WV., and Donald Summers of San Francisco, CA.; two brothers Richard “Dick” Kidd (Bonnie) of PA. and William “Bill” Kidd of Moundsville; five grandchildren Donavon Williamson of Columbus, Jesse Woods (Sarah) of Fairmont, Brandon Woods of Pittsburgh, Samara Summers of Pittsburgh and Autumn Summers of AZ.; one great-grandson Parker Woods; several nieces and nephews.
There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to Prayer Hill Church of God, 51 36th Street, Wheeling, WV., 26003.
Online condolences may be to the family at carechapel.com.
A memorial service is being planned at Prayer Hill Church of God at a later date.
Arrangements by Care Funeral and Cremation Service, 1500 2nd Street, Moundsville, WV.


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  • November 17, 2020
    Charlene Young says:
    Jim was my Dads best friend and co worker..The best neighbor

  • November 17, 2020
    Monte and Jelinda says:
    Hugs and prayers for you Betty. We could not ask for better neighbors and friends. Jim was always there for us when we needed help. He will be missed dearly.

  • November 17, 2020
    Pastor Patricia Tolliver says:
    Grace & Peace be multiple to the Beloved kidd Family Praising God for bro Jim's life was a Blessing to soooo many words can Not Express our love & loss for our Beloved Bro James.God Bless New Beginning Church BishopMichael & Pastor Patricia Tolliver

  • November 17, 2020
    Pastor Patricia Tolliver says:
    To our Beloved Bro Jim our Heartfelt condolences go out to Did Betty and family we loved them so New Beginning Church BishopMichael Pastor Patricia Elder hill Love y'all

  • November 19, 2020
    Molly Faulk says:
    Sending love and prayers to Any, Andy and all of Jim's family. Many good memories on Lindsay Lane.