John William Pidd, 80, passed away Friday, December 30, 2022 in Gilbert, Arizona. John was born December 26, 1942, in Salt Lake City, Utah to Harry B. Pidd and Dorothy Davies Pidd. He is survived by his sister, Mary Jane Ertmann (Robert) and his wife, Kathy Allen Pidd, along with his children, Jennifer Rose Jones (Matthew) and Christopher Ralph Pidd (Marissa). Also surviving are his stepchildren, Leslie Kinder (Trevor), Lisa Boren (Scott), Mason Davis (Natalie), Wells Davis (Maleena), Eva Flake (James), and Avalon Davis. He is also survived by 30 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.
John served a mission in Texas for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Following his mission, he graduated from the University of Utah with an engineering degree. He then received his MBA at Arizona State University. John started his long career as a quality engineer at Western Electric in Phoenix, Arizona. After his engineering career, he became a tax preparer for Jackson Hewitt and worked as a substitute teacher in the Mesa and Gilbert public school districts. John was a member of the Arizona Deseret Choir, where he met his wife of 28 years, Kathy. Of all his life’s endeavors, being a grandpa was his favorite.
A viewing will be held Friday January 13, 2023 from 6-8:00pm. Funeral services will be Saturday January 14, 2023 at 11:30am, preceded by a visitation at 10:30am. Viewing and funeral will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
230 N. Val Vista Dr Gilbert, AZ 85234.
Bunkers University Chapel 3529 East University Drive
Mesa, AZ 85213 is handling arrangements.
Interment will be at San Tan Memorial Gardens at Schnepf Farms
22425 East Cloud Road
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
Arrangements by Bunker’s University Chapel, www.bunkerfuneral.com. Should this obituary appear anywhere but bunkerfuneral.com, please check our website for accurate details and service information.