Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ray Funeral Home with Rev. John Thomas officiating. Burial followed in Beulah Cemetery.
Visitation was from 5-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Mr. Tidwell was born October 27, 1945, to Andrew Fuller Tidwell and Jimmy Reed Tidwell in Cleveland. He married Brenda Sue Milum on November 22, 2000, in Cleveland. He was employed at Scott Electric by Mr. Bill Scott for over 40 years. He loved yardwork, his job, cooking, fishing, golf, Mississippi State football and basketball.
He is survived by his wife Brenda Milum Tidwell of Cleveland; son, Jack Reed Tidwell Jr. of Cleveland; daughter, Melissa Lynn Spencer of Enterprise, Ala.; stepson, Jeremy Neil Peacock of Cleveland; and three grandchildren, Haley Spencer, Lawson Spencer and Hunter Reed Tidwell.
Pallbearers were Stanley Thames, Wayne Hunter, Donny Whitten, Billy Morrison, Jerry Kitchings, James Strait and Bobby Ray.
Honorary pallbearers were David Work, Bill Scott, Sonny King and Randall Gurlen.
Online guestbook may be viewed and signed at www.rayfuneralhome.net.