Richard Danny Tidwell
October 13, 1950  -  October 18, 2018

Richard Danny Tidwell

Woodbine Cemetery
200 W. Hermosa
Artesia, NM  88210
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
2:00 p.m.
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Graveside services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Woodbine Cemetery for Richard "Danny" Tidwell of Artesia, New Mexico.

Mr. Tidwell, 68, died October 18, 2018 in Roswell, New Mexico

Ed Hickey will officiate at the services. Pallbearers will be J.T. Roberts,, Michael Ingram, John R. Robison, Jeff C. Victor, James Brady, Sergio Zapata, and Lorenzo Sanchez.. Honorary pallbearers will be Eddy Wallace, Dustin Brady, Lee Blevins, Brandon Blevins, Jim Blevins, Bill Laman, Bill Reede, A.J. Krogman, Mickey Bean and Tommy Munson.

Richard was born October 13, 1950 in Carlsbad NM to Pershing Tidwell and Aurora Campbell. He came to Artesia in 1969 from Milpitas, California. On July 20, 1973 he was married to Sandra Blevins in Artesia.

He was a longtime member of the Baptist Church, enjoyed drawing cars, painting cars, metal fabrication and building cars, motorcycles and dune buggies, and attending car shows. He loved his pets and his grandkids, and all of his family was his pride and joy.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter Aurora Rose Tate.

Survivors include his wife Sandra of the family home; daughters Nora Roberts of Artesia, Debra Joyce Tidwell of Roswell, and Sue Ann Anderson and husband Joshua of Richland, Washington; son-in-law Sergio Zapata of Roswell, N.M. brothers James Tidwell, Robert Tidwell and Paul Tidwell all of Milpitas, California; sisters Noralynn Harrington of Phoenix, Arizona and Adrian Iris Tidwell of Milpitas; a sister-in-law Alberta Ingram; grandchildren Morgan Danielle Norman, Taylor Brooke Norman, J.T. Roberts, Julee Ann Ryan, Eve Sanchez, Magnus James Anderson, JuJu Zapata, Chris Zapata, and Bella Zapata; several nieces and nephews including Tamala Robison, Michael Ingram, Michael Harrington, J.K. Harrington and Paul Tidwell.


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  1. Bill and Tanya Laman
    Artesia, NM

    As many good times that we shared, the best is yet to come!
    One day we too shall see Jesus face to face, and we will meet again!
    As we celebrate For him, my heart aches for all of you—sending our love and continued prayers to Sandy, Nora, Debra, Sue Ann and the rest of the family!

  2. Mary Beth Schiel
    Artesia, NM

    Sandy and family No words can express how sorry I am to hear of Dannys' passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you

  3. Phyllis Norman
    Malakoff, TX

    I'm so sorry to hear of Danny's passing. Sending my deepest sympathy. He was a wonderful man.

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