Obituary: Grady Leo Tidwell Sr.

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Grady Leo Tidwell Sr.

Grady Leo Tidwell Sr.

Grady Leo Tidwell Sr., 77, of Nashville and formerly of Franklin, passed away May 25, 2020 at his residence. 

Mr. Tidwell was a native of Williamson County and the son of the late Elton and Dora Harris Tidwell. He retired from Heating and Frost Insulators, Local 86, and loved fishing, hunting and playing cards. He will be missed by many.

Grady was preceded in death by his children, Leo, Richard and Cindy, and sisters, Jonell Cathey and Ann Walls.

He’s survived by his wife of 57 years, Virginia “Trudy” Tidwell; son, Samuel (Jackie) Tidwell; grandchildren, Andy, Emily, Kristin and Brandon; son-in-law, Jeffery Sharp; sisters, Renie Raines, Libby Tomlin and Pam Hinton; brothers, Paul (Anna) Tidwell, Steve (Nancy) Tidwell and Bobby (Hilda) Tidwell; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Private family services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 29, 2020 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home with Jim Taylor officiating. The family will visit on Friday at noon until 2 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the Grady Tidwell Memorial Fund, c/o Williamson Memorial Funeral Home.

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