Cover photo for David Stidham's Obituary
David Stidham Profile Photo
1960 David 2019

David Stidham

May 25, 1960 — February 23, 2019

The obituary of Mr. David Stidham:

      David Stidham born May 25, 1960 departed this life on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Mary Breckinridge Hospital in Hyden, Ky., at the age of 58. David was born in Hyden, KY., the son of the late, Manuel Stidham & Nancy Asher Stidham. David had been a life-long resident of Leslie Co. By occupation he was a former coal miner. He was afffliated with the Full Gospel Church of Jesus Christ at Smilax, KY. David enjoyed fishing, hunting & spending time with his family especially his grandson, Gannon Nathan Baker.

David was preceded in death by his parents & 3 sisters, Phyllis Lewis, Reitha Maggard & Charlotte Pennington. He leaves the following relatives surviving, wife, Shelby Turner Stidham of Yeaddiss, KY., 2 sons, David "D.J." Stidham of Louisville, KY. & Joshua Logan Shepherd of Georgetown, KY., 3 daughters, Davida Stidham & Tyler Bowling of Asher, KY., Samantha Rice of Hyden, KY. & Leigh Ann Kilburn & P.J. of Georgetown, KY., 2 brothers, Zenis Stidham & Virginia of TN. & Levi Stidham & Newmora of Yeaddiss, KY., 2 grandchildren, Gannon Nathan Baker & Kayla Stidham & a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives & friends.  Mr. Daivd Stidham should be recognized with honor and respect, he bravely sacrificed his life attempting to save the life of Mr. Kenneth Hensley.

FUNERAL: Friday, March 1, 2019 @ 2:00 P.M. at the Full Gospel Church of Jesus Christ, Smilax, KY.

MINISTER: Rev. Billy Joe Lewis

INTERMENT: Stidham Family Cemetery, Yeaddiss, KY.

PALLBEARERS: Blake Stidham, Timmy Adams, Jonathan Turner, Larry David Stidham, Patrick Stidham, Carson Whitehead & Tyler Bowling

VISITATION: Thursday, February 28, 2019 @ 6:00-9:00 P.M. at the Full Gospel Church of Jesus Christ, Smilax, KY.

In Lieu of flowers the family ask that donations may be made to the Dwayne Walker Funeral Home for the expense of the funeral

You may offer your condolences to the Stidham family @






To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of David Stidham, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 42

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree