Willie Tidwell Jr., 71

Willie Holloway Tidwell Jr., 71, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at his residence.

He was born Sept. 20, 1942, in Lafayette County to Willie Sr. and Hazel Churchill Tidwell. He was retired from Piper and also had worked in the auto racing and body shop business.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at Glenfield Memorial Park. Burial will follow. United Funeral Service of New Albany is in charge of the arrangements.

He is survived by one son, Will Tidwell III (Amy) of Oxford; two sisters, Carolyn Gray and Kathy Brewer, both of Oxford; and three grandchildren, Alexandria Tidwell of Boston, Mass., Ethan Tidwell of California and Sarah Beth Tidwell of Oxford.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

For online condolences visit www.unitedfuneralservice.com.