It is with a heavy heart that I announce that Columbus Firefighter Herman L. Tidwell was killed in an auto accident
last evening, Monday, July 27, 2015.
Tidwell served the residents of Columbus for 23 years. An accomplished firefighter, Tidwell received the Distinguished Service
Award in 1995 and 2005. In 2011, he received the Fire Service Award of Merit.
In honor of Herman's wishes, funeral arrangements and services are private and will only include immediate family and friends.
The family is asking in lieu of flowers, please send a Memorial donation in his name to:
WOSU Public Media, Bluegrass Ramble, Attn: Suzanne Wiles, 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH, 43210.