Wendell ‘Woody’ Kidwell

Wendell “Woody” Kidwell, 65, of Valrico, Fla., passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014.

Wendell was born Oct. 2, 1948, in Decatur, Ind., to the late Wayne and Golda Kidwell. He was the husband of Barbara (Blair) Kidwell.

Along with his wife, Wendell is survived by a daughter, Shannon Kidwell; daughter-in-law, Jenni Kidwell-Benevento and husband John; three grandchildren, Destiney Kidwell, Cody Peterson and Hunter Kidwell; four brothers, Denny Kidwell, Jody Kidwell, Gary Cole and William Cole; and two sisters, Ginger Ward and Donna Crawford.

Wendell was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Wendell “Woody” Kidwell III; and three brothers, Dana “Dusty” Kidwell, Kevin “Skip” Kidwell, and Jim Cole.

His funeral will take place at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Serenity Meadows Memorial Park, Funeral Home & Crematory, 6919 Providence Road, Riverview, FL 33578, (813) 677-9494. The family will receive guests from 2 p.m. until the start of the service.