Richard Worthy Tidwell, age 74, of Murrayville passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.
Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, March 29, 2014, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with interment to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Danny Jones will officiate. The family will receive friends on Friday, March 28, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Tidwell was born July 16, 1939, in Carrollton, Ga., to Howard Edward Tidwell and Clara Bell Griffis Tidwell. He served in the U.S. Army and was retired from Swedish Match Tobacco Co. and was a member of Northlake Baptist Church. Richard was a loving husband for 51 years, father and grandfather and will be missed by all who knew him. He was preceded in death by his father, Howard Edward Tidwell; and his sister, Joyce Stogner.
Mr. Tidwell is survived by his wife, Geraldine Tidwell of Murrayville; daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Darren Highfield of Gainesville; son, Chris Tidwell of Murrayville; grandson, Sam Highfield of Gainesville; and his mother, Clara Tidwell of Carrollton.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504, is in charge of arrangements.
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