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Ottis Kidd

May 26, 1924 — January 13, 2022

Ottis Kidd age 97 of Whitley City, Kentucky passed from this life on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born May 26, 1924 in Bell Farm, Kentucky to the late John Manuel Kidd and Anna Kidd.

He was a Veteran of the United States Army, having served his county in World War II. Ottis was a life time member of the DAV (Disabled American Veterans) as well as the American Legion Post in Ohio. Ottis spent his life working. He was a foreman for Newton Chimes for over 14 years and in 1967 he bought S&K Metals. He also owned and operated a farm with his horses and a garden.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Geneva Richmond Kidd; a grandson, Daniel Sons; a son-in-law, Everett Sons; brothers, Leonard, Lowell Dean, Harold "Toby" and Emmitt Kidd; and sisters, Bertha Brown Buccanan, Essie Worley, Ina Watters, and Dessie Kidd.

Surviving family include his daughter, Aldena Sons of Williamsburg, Ohio; a sister, Donna Frost of Stearns, Kentucky; grandchildren, Buddy Sons, Jerry Sons, Joseph Sons, and John Sons; great-grandchildren, David Sons and Melissa Dowling; and great-great-grandchildren, Nathan, Grace, and Kennedy.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, January 21, 2022 at 1:00 pm in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Bro. Scott Corder officiating. Burial to follow in the Angel Cemetery with Military Honors provided by American Legion Post 115 of Stearns. The family will receive friends for visitation on Friday after 12:00 noon until service time at the funeral home.

Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

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