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David Charles Kidder

David Charles Kidder, 78, widower of the late Susan June Ogren Kidder, died Monday, December 18, 2023 at Baptist Health Hospital, Lexington, KY.

Born in Los Angeles, California, he was the son of the late Herbert Elwin Kidder and Alice Helen McCabe Kidder. He was a graduate of Riverside High in Los Angeles and earned his master’s degree in biology from San Diego State University. He was a former lab tech, was a real estate agent in San Diego and an antique furniture restoration specialist. He was a member of the River of Life Ministries, had his pilot’s license and loved to fly and hang glide in the Torre Pines, California area. He had an inquiring mind, loved to learn and was an avid reader.

He is survived by two children, Sharon Louise (Jason) Kidder Brown and Brian Dewitt (Christyn) Kidder; one grandchild, Jesse Duncan; two step grandchildren, Conri Brown and Cian Brown; one brother, Richard (Ariel) Kidder; two sisters, Carol Cordry and Ann Beth Miller and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Bethany Duncan.
Services are pending at this time.

The arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main Street, Paris, KY.

The online guestbook is at and a 24-hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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