Michael Wayne Kidd

Michael Wayne Kidd (Mike aka "The Little Debbie man"), 69 of Durham, NC passed away Monday, April 9th at Rex Hospital. He was born in Roanoke Rapids, NC to William and Audrey Kidd. He grew up farming with his parents and two older brothers (Billy and Wray Kidd). He married Dorothy (Dot) White of Roanoke Rapids at the age of 19 and they had two children (Kevin and Shannon). Once he moved to Durham; he did everything from a manager at Pine State, open and run several convenient stores, radio station public relations, sales at Long Beverage, being his own Little Debbie independent distributor, and finally in the last couple of years was a Little Debbie distributor owner. He married Peggy of Watertown, NY in June 2002. He was a big man with an even bigger heart for his friends and family, especially his four grand boys (Greyson, Dylan, Cameron, and Jackson). He was an avid golfer who loved putting events together in the spirit of competition but more importantly a community. He will sorely be missed but his presence in the community will never be forgotten.

Mr. Kidd is survived by his wife, Peggy L. Kidd; daughter, Shannon Kidd Santos (Mike); son, Kevin Michael Kidd (Janice Seate); grandchildren, Greyson Thomas Kidd, Dylan Michael Santos, Cameron James Kidd, Jackson Eli Kidd; brothers, William Lee "Billy" Kidd (Carol), Thomas "Wray" Kidd (Dianne); nephew, Christopher Thomas Kidd (fiancÚ Shannon Gorka); step-sons, Jeffrey and Timothy Branche.

A memorial visitation will be Friday, April 13 from 6p-8p at Clements Funeral Home in Durham. On Saturday, April 14th we will have a memorial service and burial at the family cemetery located at 8238 US Highway 158, Seaboard, NC at 2pm.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Autism Society of NC, 306 Summit St., Asheville, NC 28803 and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), 5510 Six Forks Rd, Ste. 107, Raleigh, NC 27609. The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham and Askew Funeral Services Jackson Chapel in Jackson, NC. Send condolences online to

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