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“Thinking of you. So sorry to hear about Jr. I love you Penny. Dee Ann (Wilcox) and Darrell Neal ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Dee Ann (Wilcox) Neal - LA

“Penny and Jeff, we are so sorry.words can't express our sadness. I remember you Jeff and Penny from school many years ago. We will pray for you all...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Hubert, Jeanette Green - Bremen, KY

“Very sorry for the loss of your family member. May God bless each of you.Patsy Toombs, Volunteer at Baptist Health ICU ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Patsy Toombs - Madisonville, KY

“Penny & Jeff.....you know what you all mean to me. My heart breaks for you. Jr was a great man. You all are in my thoughts and my prayers. I love you...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: LaDonna Watkins - Madisonville, KY

“Penny, Jerry and I are truly sorry for your loss! Prayers for you sweet lady!! ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Wendy Devine-Hanor - Central City, KY

“Penny and family:So sorry for your loss. Jr was a one of a kind, great man. I know he will be missed by many, but none more than you, his family....Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Mary Sonner - Titusville, FL

“Jeff, I'm so very sorry. Thinking of you all. Prayers. ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Melanie Walker - Madisonville, KY

“So sorry to hear of your lost I know the girls will miss him dearly. He was a great poppa to them and they will have lots of good memories of him....Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Angie Stewart - Bremen, KY

“So sorry to hear of your lost I know the girls will miss him dearly. He was a great poppa to them and they will have lots of good memories of him....Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Angie Stewart - Bremen, KY

“Penny, I'm so sorry for ur loss. Robert was a awesome man. Thought a lot of him. I remember the first time I met him at IGA. May God comfort u and ur...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Barbara Kinney - White plains, KY

“My thoughts and prayers are with all those who loved him. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Kay Fry - Sugarloaf, CA

“Jeff and family,I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Jeanne Spain - Evansville, IN

“Penny I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Jewell Wilson - Drakesboro, KY

“Jeff, Monica and girls....I am so sorry to hear about the passing of this wonderful man in your all's lives! I know we all prayed that he would...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Laura Terry - Madisonville, KY

“Penny, Jeff and Crystal I am sorry about the passing of Jr. I have always considered you all my family .. Prayers and love in this difficult time . ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Lisa Brown-Gardner - Central City, KY

“I grew an appreciation for Penny when I was Jason's teacher, likewise I grew an appreciation for Jr when I was Crystal's teacher. He appeared on Fri....Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Margaret Bullock


CENTRAL CITY - Robert Lee Bidwell, Jr., 72, of Central City, died Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at 2:51PM at his home. Mr. Bidwell was born September 9, 1944, in Muhlenberg County. He was a supervisor at CSX Railroad, and was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. He was preceded in death by his son, Jason Bidwell; and parents Robert and Margie Bidwell Sr.

He is survived by his wife, Penny Bidwell; son Jeffrey Bidwell; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Memorial services will be Friday, May 12, 2017, at 4:00PM at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, with Bro. Travis Fox officiating, assisted by Bro. Donnie Wilkins. Visitation will be Friday from 2-4PM at the church. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Gideons International. Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.