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Mr. William Howard Stidam, 78 of Morehead, passed away Thursday evening, Dec. 22, 2016 at his home after an illness of several weeks.

William was born in Morehead, on Sept. 21, 1938 the son of the late Everett and Cora Hicks Stidam.

He was a retired truck driver who had many hobbies, such as listening to music, playing cards with friends, watching television, and playing guitar. William also enjoyed spending time with friends and family and was of the Church of God faith.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Dewayne Stidam, one daughter, Kennietha Gail Barnett, and one brother, Kenneth Stidam.

Survivors include his wife, Cloie "Bobbie" Maggard Stidam of Morehead, two sons, Johnnie Stidam and wife Rhonda, and Glennis Lowe both of Morehead; four daughters, Luqlenda Sue McClain and husband Paul of Morehead, Donna Johnson and husband Jess of Gallipolis, Ohio, and Melissa Stevens and her husband Ira of Morehead; three brothers, Charles Edward Stidam and wife Rose of Spokane, WA, Marvin Stidam of Clearfield, and David Stidam of Chillicothe, Ohio; six sisters, Rose Mlay and husband John of Ashland, Ohio, Betty Reed of Wichita Kansas, Carolyn Kline also of Ashland, Ohio, Linda Reed of Plymouth Ohio, Martha Demuth and husband Bill of Shelby, Ohio, and Joann Frank and husband Rick also of Shelby, Ohio.
Survivors also include fourteen grandchildren, twenty seven great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services were conducted at 2:00 P.M. Monday, Dec. 26, 2016 in the chapel of the Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Morehead

Visitation was after noon Monday.

To view the online memorial and sign the guest book, please visit www.mrgrayfh.com.
Published on December 27, 2016
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