David E. Kidd Sr. (N4SOR)

David E. Kidd Sr. (N4SOR), 70. of Front Royal, Virginia passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2021 in the comfort of his own home surrounded by loved ones.

A funeral service will take place on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 11 A.M. at Maddox Funeral Home 105 W Main St. Front Royal with Sammy Campbell officiating. Following the service, a procession will lead us to Andrew Chapel Cemetery for the Interment. Guests are welcome to join the family for visitation one hour prior to the service.

David was born on June 15, 1950 to the late Willie Dickie Kidd and Patricia Lee Conrad; he was also preceded in death by three siblings, Sandra McDonald, Charlotte Renee Hughes and Roger Kidd.

David was a very popular Ham Radio Operator and had many fellow operators that he called friends; one of which was like a brother to him, Mr. Walter Lee Wilson. David was an all-around enthusiast, he loved to work outside as well on his computers, he was a master carpenter, electronics extraordinaire, and if there was ever a time when he was bored, he remedied that by getting to work. He even taught himself to play guitar. Above all else, he loved his family very much.

Surviving David is his loving wife of 41 years, Cheryl Kidd; his children, David E. Kidd Jr., Amanda Ashley Kidd, Jonas Young Kidd Sr., Jeremiah Aaron Kidd (Jessica) and Kelly Brown (Jarret and their four children); his siblings, Nathan Conrad, Robert Conrad, Sean Conrad and their families; his sister in law, Brenda Kidd; his grandchildren, Baylee Grace Williams, Madison Jade Williams, Jonas Young Kidd Jr.; one soon to be grandchild, Evelyn Ashton Kidd; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be David E. Kidd Jr., Jonas Kidd Sr., Jeremiah Kidd, Travis Price, Sean Conrad and Jarret Brown.

In lieu of flowers memorial contribution may be made to the American Cancer Society at donate3.cancer.org.

  5 comments for “David E. Kidd Sr. (N4SOR)

  1. Nancy Vahedian
    February 16, 2021 at 4:24 pm

    Cheryl, I’m so sorry to hear of David’s death. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I know you will miss him forever. 😞😞😘😘

    • Nina Murphy
      February 21, 2021 at 3:22 pm

      Dave jr my love and heart go out to your family. You may contact me by email if you need anything. Hugs

  2. BILL WHEELER
    February 16, 2021 at 7:31 pm

    It was always a pleasure to speak to Dave on the radio over the years, he was always a gentleman and will be missed by everyone he touched.

    Bill WheelerN5ODX

  3. Jim Dugger
    February 18, 2021 at 5:46 am

    Gone WAY too soon. David was a class act and a lot of fun on the air. He will be greatly missed by me and the whole gang of 1993,

    Jim, n4mxz

  4. Ronnie Brock
    February 18, 2021 at 4:59 pm

    My condolences to you and your family.
    Keeping everyone in my thoughts and prayers. Thanks Cheryl, for sharing this.
    Now you have your own special Angel watching over you. Take care.

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