Mr. Tidwell retired from the United States Air Force.
He is survived by two daughters, Macheille Raymond and Paulette Magar both of Calif.; three sisters, Wanda Adams and Marie Miller both of Mayfield, and Esther Killebrew of Tenn. and one brother, Charles Tidwell of Ky.
He was preceded in death by four sisters; one brother and his parents, Morrel Tidwell and Dora Greenwell Tidwell.
There will be no visitation or funeral services. Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.