KIDDER, Arthur D. "Art" 96, of Bayonet Point and formerly of Gulfport, passed away on Aug. 16, 2014. He was born in South Portland, ME, one of seven brothers. Art moved to Florida in 1948 with his late wife, Cassie "Kay" from Gardner, ME. He retired as a building contractor. In addition to his parents, siblings and wife, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Jeanette Baker. Survivors include his significant other, Shirley Shanholtz; a son, Arthur D. Kidder Jr; a daughter, Elaine K. Outten; a brother, Sheldon Kidder; gran-dchildren, Arthur P. "Lucky" Wilson, Angela E. Outten, Amy Peterson, and Kristie Kidder; 7 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Friends may call Tuesday at 5:30 pm, at Garden Sanctuary Funeral Home, 7950 131st St., Seminole, where funeral services will began at 6 pm, with a reception to follow at 6:30pm. Entombment will be private at Garden Sanctuary Cemetery. gardensanctuaryfunerals.com
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Aug. 19, 2014