Tommy Jearl Tidwell was born on October 29, 1939, in Fairfield, California, to Walter Robert and Ida Anna (Pohleman) Tidwell. He passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2019, at the age of 80.
Visitation will be Sunday, November 3, from 1:00-7:00 P.M. with the family present from 5:00-7:00 P.M. A graveside service is scheduled for Monday, November 4, at 2:00 P.M. at Fairview Cemetery in Apache with Rev. Bud Jones officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Crews Funeral Home.
Tommy attended Apache public schools. He was employed by Hollytex Carpet and Golden Peanut in Anadarko. He loved to coon hunt and fish. Playing dominos and watching the western channel were also favorite pastimes. His favorite college football team was the Oklahoma State Cowboys.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, LaVerne “Tootsie” Palesano.
Tommy is survived by his daughter, Tammy and husband Brad Rochell of Andrews, Texas; and four grandchildren: Alex Caldwell of Tulsa, McKenna Rochell, Hayden Rochell, Taylor Rochell, all of Andrews.
Memorial contributions can be made in his honor to the Apache Nutrition Center, PO Box 107, Apache, OK 73006.
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