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Gene Eldon Bidwell, JR

May 2, 1964 ~ December 8, 2017 (age 53)

White City - Gene Elden Bidwell, Jr., 53 life time resident of White City, Kansas passed away Friday, December 8, 2017 at Morris County Hospital.

He was born May 2, 1964 in Junction City, the son of Gene and Marian (Choate) Bidwell, Sr. He graduated in 1982 from White City High School. Gene loved playing football, basketball, baseball and racquetball.   He was a great athlete and was named All American in football and basketball. After graduating he worked at the gas station. Gene was a survivor of a car accident in 1985, which left him disabled and was cared for by his loving father.   He enjoyed playing cards for money, and loved KU basketball and the KC Chiefs and Royals.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents and mother Marian Bidwell.

Gene is survived by his loving and caring father Gene, of the home; sisters, Pam Olson and husband Bruce, of Dwight, Debra Bidwell-Ring and husband David, and Jean Bidwell, all of Manhattan; brother Melvin Bidwell and wife Cynthia, of Lebanon, MO; and several nieces and nephews.  He will be sadly missed by them all.

A celebration of life service will be announced at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to White City High School in Gene’s memory.


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