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1944 Michael 2022

Michael Lee Tidwell

September 22, 1944 — September 4, 2022

Woods Cross, Utah

Michael Lee Tidwell, 77, went to his heavenly home on September 4, 2022.  

He was born September 22, 1944, in Payson Utah. He is the son of Frank Vernon and Letha Isabelle Sperry Tidwell.

He married Alana Johnson on November 6, 1971. Their marriage was later sealed in the Bountiful Temple. He is survived by his wife and his children: Mikell and R Woodland, and Travis and Jessica Tidwell. His grandchildren: Kolton Thomas, Emisha Sill, Carington Woodland, Randee Woodland, Charlotte Tidwell, Finley Tidwell, Brandon Skaggs and Toby Skaggs. His great-grandchildren: Jaymison and Ryder Woodland.

Mike joined the Army National Guard in 1965 during the Vietnam conflict. He was in the 1457th Engineer Battalion. He was awarded a medallion for expert marksmanship.
 
As a young man he worked in the family coal business. He learned to drive diesel trucks at a young age and became very adept in his driving skills. He also worked for Allen’s grocery store. He had a strong work ethic even as a young man. He worked for long haul trucking as well as locally. He began working for Kennecott Copper in 1969 and retired in 2008. He began as a laborer in the refinery and ended his tenure with a number of years in the acid plant as a supervisor.
  
Preceded in death by his parents and siblings: Fred and Zelda Tidwell, Letha Alene Tidwell, Donna and Earl Chapman, Charles Tidwell, Dwane and Ardys Tidwell, William Roger Tidwell and Wallace Tidwell.

Surviving members of the Tidwell family: Marcia and Michael Jarrett, Carolyn Tidwell, Ruth Tidwell and many surviving nieces and nephews.

He enjoyed spending time with his family. His children and grandchildren were his delight.

Friends may visit the family from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, September 9, 2022, at Russon Mortuary, 295 N. Main Street, Bountiful, Utah.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 10, 2022, at Woods Cross 7th Ward Chapel, 2064 S. 800 W., Woods Cross, Utah. A viewing will be held Saturday morning from 9:00-9:45 a.m. at the church prior to services.

Military Honors and Interment will be Saturday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. at the Vine Bluff Cemetery, 1200 N. 400 E., Nephi, Utah. Escorted by Patriot Riders of Utah.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Viewing

Friday, September 9, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Mountain time)

Russon Brothers Mortuary & Crematory - Bountiful

295 N. Main St., Bountiful, UT 84010

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Viewing

Saturday, September 10, 2022

9:00 - 9:45 am (Mountain time)

Woods Cross 7th Ward Chapel

2064 S 800 W, Woods Cross, UT 84087

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Funeral Service

Saturday, September 10, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Mountain time)

Woods Cross 7th Ward Chapel

2064 S 800 W, Woods Cross, UT 84087

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Military Honors

Saturday, September 10, 2022

2:30 - 3:30 pm (Mountain time)

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