Harvey Miles Tidwell was born October 23, 1944 in Wainwright, OK the son of Sandlin and Grace (Johnson) Tidwell, He passed from this life on June 1, 2020 in Muskogee. He was 75.
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Harvey grew up in Wainwright and attended school there. He and Janie Tatum were married in Wagoner, OK on February 8, 1963. Harvey began working on a dozer with his brother JC and later his brother Bob. Harvey worked for Tidwell construction in Muskogee for over 35 years. He loved to work on a dozer and heavy equipment. He also loved spending time with his family, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He enjoyed hunting and raised hunting dogs, his favorite being his dog Sissy. He is described by his family as a cut up and a man who never met a stranger.
Surviving are his wife Janie of the home, son Kenneth Tidwell of Summit; two grandchildren Kecia and Buster and Ty and wife Heather; five great grandchildren Patrick, Quinton, Rachel, Leah and Luke; one sister Eleanor Rodgers of Wainwright; sister in law Lorraine Hill and husband Steve, sister in law Patty Smith and husband Ray; brother in law Ronald Tatum and wife Peggy; nieces and nephews, Kathy Roberts and husband Phillip, Trisha Rutherford, Brian Smith, Danny Smith, Lynda Bacon, Cindy Capps and husband John, Jason Bacon, Justin Bacon and wife Jessica, Ronnie Tatum and Randy Tatum; his best friends Coy Andrews, Boyd Andrews, John Logan, Gerald Johnson and Jeremy Coleman. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, JC, Bob and Gene.
A graveside service will be held at 10:00 am Thursday June 4, 2020 at the Middleton Chapel Cemetery near Oktaha with Bro. Don Ryan officiating. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home of Muskogee.