George William Kidd, formerly of Monroe, Louisiana died on July 16, 2017, in Fort Washington, Maryland where he resided with his wife, Devona Kidd. George was the brother of Deloris Kidd who presently resides in our community.
He was one of the First Black African Americans to serve in the United States Marine Corps (The Chosen Few). George Kidd was an active member of that branch of service for 30 years. He was drafted from Monroe in July 1943; and served with pride from that time until July 1973.
Funeral services will be held at Pope Funeral Home, 5538 Marlboro Pike in Forestville, Maryland on Saturday, August 12, 2017.
He will be missed by family and friends.