Life of Luther
After 60 years of making us laugh (and cry), bringing us joy and sharing his love. On June 29, 2021, our beloved Luther Kidd Jr. accepted the angels invitation to join our Lord and savior in
heaven. He transitioned in Millville, NJ.
Luther Kidd Jr., AKA "Sonny", "Blue" and "Muhammad" was born in Trenton, NJ to the late Luther Sr. and Alice (Tookes) Kidd-Griffiths.
He attended St. Mary's Cathedral Grammar School & The Ewing Public School System. He was a jack of all trades and was a master carpenter. He could build anything and he took great pride in his work. Besides private contractor jobs, his latest employment was as a forklift operator at Seabrook Brothers and Sons in Bridgeton, NJ.
He enjoyed all types of music, shooting pool, fishing, and playing poker. He recently accepted Jesus Christ as his personal savior, something that he was very proud of. He loved his family, and was making plans for a family reunion at the time of his death. He will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was predeceased in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents; parents Luther Sr. and Alice Kidd-Griffiths; bonus father Wilfred S. Griffiths; infant son Jahmeer Kidd; sister
Ella Kidd-Booker, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife, Janette Williams-Kidd; sons, Knowledge McKinnon (Aimee), Michael Cofield, Malik Kidd; bonus sons, Raheen and Brandon Williams; 1 daughter (his pride & joy) Alesha Kidd; grandchildren, Marquay Williams, Sean Kappo McKinnon, Jh'ziyah Adrianna Rhines, Ah'mari Malik Rhines, Javauri My'King Rhines and Malayshia Ariana Rhines; sister (and best friend) Carol Kidd; baby brother Enrique Griffiths (Tina Louise); several nieces, nephews & cousins including a very special nephew Hubert "Ollie" Lemon (Ebony); he is also survived by a special companion, Lydia Harden of Vineland, NJ.
Funeral service will be 1pm Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at Hughes Funeral Home, 324 Bellevue Ave., Trenton, NJ 08618. Calling hour will be 12pm until the time of service. Interment will be at Fountain Lawn Memorial Park, Ewing, NJ.
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