Joseph Brent “Joe” Sidwell, 44 of Griggsville passed away Monday September 20, 2021 in Pittsfield. He was born April 26, 1977 in Pittsfield the son of Richard and LuAnna Johnson Sidwell. He was a graduated of Griggsville High School and had been employed with Callender Construction as a foreman at their stone quarry for 20 years. He was currently a maintenance mechanic at Illini Hospital. Joe was an expert and perfectionist at home repair, he enjoyed fishing and tinkering with everything. He was most proud of and loved his family. Surviving are his children Karissa Sidwell (Zach Sydney) of Griggsville, Erica Sidwell of Hannibal, Matthew Sidwell (Madisyn Bryant) of Hannibal, Fiancé Heather Main and her children Chance Lawber, Peyton Syrcle, Layni Syrcle and Bentley Syrcle of Griggsville, grandchildren Kinsley and Danicka Sydney, his parents Richard and Lu Anna Sidwell of Griggsville, his grandmothers Viola Benson and Ima Jean Johnson both of Pittsfield. Also surviving are his brothers, Tony (Patricia) Sidwell of Pittsfield, Brice (Tawnya) Sidwell of Payson and Jason (Carla) Sidwell of Griggsville. Preceding him in death was an infant brother Bradley Sidwell and his grandfathers Marvin Sidwell and Gerald Johnson.
A funeral service was held at 10 am Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 at the Airsman-Hires Funeral Chapel in Griggsville. Burial was in Hinman Cemetery. A visitation with the family was held on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021 from 4 until 7 pm at the funeral chapel. Memorials can be made to his family.