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Dennis Wayne Tidwell

d. August 5, 2023

Dennis Wayne Tidwell, age 66, beloved husband, father, grandfather, & loyal friend, passed away suddenly at Quail Creek Golf Course in Fairhope, Alabama on Saturday, August 5, 2023. In true Dennis Tidwell form & the love of the game, he went out after parring the 17th hole. Dennis moved to Foley in 1996, was born in Cleveland, Ohio & grew up in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Dennis was a 1976 graduate of Muscle Shoals High School & later, Shoals Community College with an associate degree in HVAC. Dennis was a veteran, serving in the United States Navy & received an honorable discharge. Dennis proudly owned and operated Tidwell Air Systems LLC, along with his wife, Kathy. He operated his business with honesty & integrity and took great pride in his work, striving for excellence. Dennis was known for his tremendous love and devotion to his family & community, his deep faith & trust in God, his generosity, & kind heart. He was adored by his wife, Kathy, his children & his grandchildren. He had a very special relationship with his daughter in loves, the mothers of his grandchildren, and was the best “Da” ever. He had a very special & unique relationship with his niece, Leeah Cosby & loved her deeply as well. Dennis was very loved and respected by his amazing friends as well as his business clients, associates & the HVAC community. Dennis was an avid golfer & a passionate fisherman. In his younger years, he played high school football, was on the tennis team & was a very talented vocalist. He loved traveling & camping & some of his best & most memorable days were the adventures of the Silver Fox. He was a die-hard Alabama football fan. Dennis will be deeply missed by all that knew and loved him. He will forever live on in our hearts & our special memories. Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, Paul & Margaret Morris Tidwell, his son Michael Fields, his sister, Carol Bracey & brother, Terry Tidwell. He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Kathy, sons, Dustin, Matt(Dusty), Josh(Nicole), & Jeremy(Abby)Fields, grandchildren, Katelyn, Tanner, Mallorie, Charity, Joshua, Justin, Jordan, Jessie, Christian, Faith, Brooklyn, Anna Grace, Brayson, Brennan, Brantley, Aveah, Valerie, Cooper & one great grandchild, Kalani, brother, Paul Tidwell, aunts & uncles, a host of nieces & nephews that were so dear to his heart, his beloved pets, his cat, Maggie, & yorkies, Chester & Tucker. Dennis had a special relationship with extended family members too numerous to mention & several groups of special friends with bonds as close as brothers. A very special thanks to his devoted employees of Tidwell Air Systems LLC, Joshua Fields, Justin Fields, Tim Ingram & Blake Galich, to Matt & Jeremy Fields for their continued efforts to honor the company, and the medical staff of Thomas Hospital in Fairhope, Al. Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 9, 2023 at Wolf-Bayview Funeral Home in Fairhope, 19698 S.Greeno Rd in Fairhope, AL. from 5:00 to 7:00. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 4:00 on Thursday, August 10, 2023, at Summit Church, 21431 County Road 12 South in Foley, AL, with Pastor Judd Sessions & Jeremy Fields officiating. Take the pictures Hold the hand Plan the adventure ALWAYS EAT DESSERT ARRANGEMENTS BY WOLFE-BAYVIEW FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY, INC. 19698 GREENO RD. FAIRHOPE AL. 36532 (251) 990-7775
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Wednesday, August 9, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Home - Fairhope Chapel

19698 South Greeno Road, Fairhope, AL 36532

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Celebration of Life

Thursday, August 10, 2023

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