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Robert "Bob" Harrison Kidd

December 3, 1397 — December 11, 2023



Robert (Bob) H. Kidd, (86), of Alcoa, Tennessee, passed away peacefully on December 11, 2023, surrounded by his wife and daughter.

Robert, fondly known as Hoppy, was born to Clyde and Margaret Kidd, on December 3, 1937, in Maryville, Tennessee.  He graduated from Maryville High School and attended Maryville College.  He was the owner of Bob Kidd Siding Company and developed many subdivisions in the area.  Bob enjoyed giving back to his community and leading a life of service.  He served on the Blount County Commission for 16 years. He served on the Budget and Finance Committee.  He also served on the 911 board for over 30 years. He was also an avid sports memorabilia collector and New York Yankees fan.

Bob was preceded by his parents, Clyde and Margaret Kidd; his sister, Peggy Lambert and brother-in-law, John Lambert.  He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Dottie (Heaton) and one daughter, Robin Spears and her husband, Bo Spears; his grandchildren, Carl and Mac; 2 nephews, John Lambert Jr. and Jason Lambert (April); 3 great nieces, Sophia, Hollyn, and Helen; and two great nephews, Lucas and Charlie.

Special thanks to April Adderhold and Brittany Bledsoe for taking such great care of him.

There will be a gathering of friends on Monday, December 18, 2023 from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at the Life Event Center. There will be a private burial at Grandview Cemetery.

 In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Alcoa Middle School, 532 Faraday St., Alcoa, Tn., 37701 or Autism Speaks, PO Box 37148, Boone, IA, 50037. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000,

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