He lived a long life and enjoyed teaching shop classes at Roanoke Rapids High school for 17 years.
He then worked at the paper mill for 20 years which he also enjoyed.
He always had a shop at home and made furniture items that were always of great quality.
He customized many things in the home to make it more comfortable and enjoyable.
One of his most enjoyable hobbies was photography which he inspired others in the family to follow.
In retirement he and his wife made porcelain dolls together and he made doll size furniture for them.
He grew up here in Roanoke Rapids which he said was paradise and he never found anyplace better. D. I. often worked in businesses owned by his parents.
Mr. Kidd was predeceased by his wife Inez Mitchell Kidd and daughter Vista Kate and Daniel Roberson. His parents David I. Kidd, Sr. and Nancy Carawan Kidd. Also predeceased by five sisters, Beulah, Alice, Katherine, Jane and Peggy, three brothers, Sam, Joseph, and Jerry.
Left to cherish his memories are Judith Goff daughter, Grandchildren Rebekah and Mark Davino, Kenneth and Tina Goff, David Goff, Donald Goff, Jeffery Goff and Nancy and Robert Johnson. Great grandchildren Jonathan and Sherry Davino, Sarah and Robert Miller, Anna Marie Davino, Trinity Goff, Joshua and Heather Goff. Great Great Grandchildren Leighton Issac Davino, Alena Marie , Alex James, Ainsley Carolina Miller, Nevaeh Faith Goff, Joshua Jr., Lara Goff . Sister in law Ida Sue Kidd, several nieces and nephews and cousins and of course friends.
A Memorial service will be held Saturday May 13, 2017, at the Wrenn, Clarke and Hagan Funeral and Cremation Service Chapel at 2 P.M. with Rev. Julian Mills officiating.
Donations to Pruitt Hospice, 301 S. Church St., Suite 135, Rocky Mount, NC 27804.
Online condolences may be left at www.wrennclarkehagan.com