Obituary for Gordon H. Kidd Jr.
Gordon H. Kidd, Jr., age 83 of Plum, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018, Beloved husband for 62 years of Shirley M. (Kmiec) Kidd. Loving father of Michael (Patti) Kidd of Tampa FL, Susan (Tom) Fox of Plum, Timothy (Angela) Kidd of Plum, Judy (Dan) Matvya of Plum and Karen Kidd of Jeannette. Grandfather of Jennifer Rice, Joe Fox, Tim Fox, Kayla Ross, Amanda Zubal and Abby Kidd. Great-grandfather of Cayla Irwin, R. J. Rice, Luke Fox, Brianna Rice, Benjamin Zubal and baby boy Ross. Brother of Pat Darr of Coral Springs FL, Charles (Toni) Kidd of Richmond VA and Garland Kidd of Baltimore MD. Brother-in-law of Lillian Stapel. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Mr. Kidd proudly served his country in the US Air Force. He was a member of Ironworkers Local No. 3, Pittsburgh, for 65 years and in 1986, with his devoted wife Shirley, founded G. Kidd, Inc. He served as Secretary/Treasurer of the company until December 2017. He was a past board member of IWEA (Ironworkers Employers Association), was a member of MBA (Master Builders Association) and was a past member of Pittsburgh Variety Club, Allegheny Club and Plum Borough Water Authority. He was a dedicated supporter of Plum EMS and UMDF (United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation) and a member of Our Lady of Joy Church. Friends will be received 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at MAURICE L. KNEE, LTD. FUNERAL HOME, 7663 Saltsburg Rd. (across from S & T Bank) Plum, PA 15239. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, 10 a.m., Our Lady of Joy R. C. Church, 2000 O'Block Rd., Plum. Interment with US Air Force honors will follow in Lakewood Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the Kidd family suggest memorial contributions to UMDF, 8085 Saltsburg Rd., Suite 201, Plum or Plum EMS, 1990 Old Mine Rd., Plum, PA 15239.