2018-01-10 / Obituaries

David W. Kidd II

1941-2018 — He was self-employed as a lumberman and trapper for most of his life

NEW VINEYARD — David William Kidd II, 76, passed away Jan. 7, 2018 at Orchard Park Rehabilitation and Living Center in Farmington.

He was born April 14, 1941, in Boston, Mass., the son of Irish immigrants, David and Sarah (Kearney) Kidd. He attended Needham High School in Needham, Mass. April 29, 1961, David married Dinah Howard in Kingfield, and she predeceased him Nov. 2, 2015. David was self-employed as a lumberman and trapper for most of his life, and worked for a short time at Maine Wood Turning in New Vineyard.

He was a member of the Maine Archaeological Society, attended Mt. View Bible Church in New Vineyard, and then became a member of the Farmington Baptist Church. David enjoyed collecting Indian artifacts, fishing, hunting, camping, canoeing and reading.

David is survived by his son, David Kidd III of New Vineyard; his daughters, Susan Lambert and husband, Tim, of New Vineyard, Kathy Hinds and husband, Charles, of New Vineyard, Karen Kidd-Cox and husband, Joseph, of Quincy, Mass., Marjorie Tardif and husband, Craig, of Hartford; 17 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; his sister, Arlene O’Toole of Plainville, Mass.; and his brother, John Kidd of Wilton.

He was predeceased by his son, Michael Kidd; and his wife, Dinah Kidd.

Donations in David’s memory may be made to the New Vineyard Public Library, PO Box 255, New Vineyard, ME 04956.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Farmington Baptist Church, 194 Whittier Road, in Farmington, with Pastor David Lewis officiating. A reception will follow at the church.

Interment will be at the Pratt Corner Cemetery in New Vineyard in the spring of 2018.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service in Farmington.

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