Richard “Joe” Kent Kidd

December 15, 1962 - May 26, 2022

12/15/1962 - 05/26/2022

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Celebration of Life
Saturday June 04, 2022
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Great Bridge Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
640 Battlefield Blvd, South
Chesapeake, VA 23322

CHEASAPEAKE – Kent Kidd, 59 died May 26, 2022. Kent was born in Norfolk, VA to Shirley Lee Kidd and the late Harry Gray Kidd, Sr. He was a veteran having served in the US Army 25th Infantry Division. Kent was a member of the Masonic Lodge, enjoyed fishing, watching the New York Mets play and above all spending time with and caring for his family. He will be remembered for all the lives he touched while coaching baseball.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 23 years, Michelle Kidd; children, Brooke Kidd of Chesapeake, BJ Crook (Sarah) of Virginia Beach, Ashley Crook of Chesapeake, and Andrew Kidd (Stephanie) of Copperas Cove, TX; brothers, Darrell Kidd of Chesapeake and Harry Kidd, Jr. of Chesapeake; in-laws, Bud and Sue Atwood of Chesapeake; grandchildren, Nolan and Grant Crook of Virginia Beach; special friend, who was like a brother, John Eisel, Sr. (Deanna); and a host of other family and friends.

A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at Great Bridge Baptist Church Fellowship Hall from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Please check back later for additional details. Express condolences to the family at

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Clifford H Macklin
1 year ago

Big Daddy going miss you man you will always be a true 100% friend/person.
Coach Mack

The Hazelette family.
1 year ago

Our deepest condolences to your family.
You will be our thoughts and prayers.

Scott and Val Morrison
1 year ago

I’m so shocked and saddened to hear of Kent’s passing. Michelle and family, please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Richard and Elaine Joyce
1 year ago

Deepest condolences Michelle. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Lisa DeCoste
1 year ago

Very sorry for your loss!
Lisa & Alexis DeCoste
Woodcott Drive

Terri Axelrod
1 year ago

So sorry to learn of Joe’s passing. My sincere condolences to you Michelle, and your family. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Randy Axelrod
1 year ago

My deepest prayers and thoughts to Joe’s entire family. Many shared great times with Michelle, BJ, Brooke and others. Rest in peace Coach Joe. Thank you for all you accomplished.

Darcy Fulcher
1 year ago

Shocked to learn of Joe’s passing. Praying for comfort for all of you. He was an example of a changed life.

Betty H.
1 year ago

My deepest condolences on the passing of Kent. I’m praying for peace and comfort for his family and friends.

Carolyn Bernard
1 year ago

Deepest condolences. Joe had a kind and big heart. Prayers and Blessings.