ASHTABULA — James Floyd Kidner passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loved ones. He was born April 4, 1935, in Ashtabula.
Jim was a member of Alcoholic Anonymous since 1978. He was a U.S. Navy Korean War Veteran.
He retired from Conrail Coal Dock, and was an avid woodworker. He loved to travel and enjoyed spending many hours fishing. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle, cousin and friend. He will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his wife, Judy Ann (Stewart); his children, James (Penny), Timothy (Denise), and David (Kim); his grandchild, Angela; great-grandchild, Alex; his step-children, Dawn Johnson, Scott (Rose) and Edward Sangston; step-grandchildren, Scott, Shannon, and Paul (Leigh); step-great-grandchildren, Aubri and Luci; his sisters, Barbara (Bob) Brady and Karen Steele.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sandra McRae; his grandson, Timothy Kidner Jr.; and his brothers, Herbert and Charles.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday, July 7th, at the Ashtabula Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND CREMATORY, 526 W. Prospect St., Ashtabula. Funeral Service will follow at 12 Noon at the Funeral Home, with Roger Zale, Chaplain of Hospice of the Western Reserve, officiating.
Burial in Edgewood Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by MONREAL FUNERAL HOME, 35400 Curtis Blvd., Eastlake… personal friends of Jim and Judy. Obituary and condolences at www.monreal.com and starbeacon.com.