of Clarksille, AR
April 13, 1949 - September 18, 2022
Sidney Lee Kern, 73, of Clarksville passed away peacefully in his home on Sunday, September 18, 2022. Sidney was born to Glen and Jane Kern on April 13, 1949 in La Harpe, IL. Sid is of the Christian faith. He got his degree from the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville AR. He worked at Greenville Tube for 46 years. Sid was an avid Golfer, runner and fisherman. He was a great son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and friend. He loved to spend time with his family and at the family cabin. He is preceded in death by his parents and son, Matthew Kern.Sidney is survived by his wife of 25 years, Sandra "Dadee" (Southward) Kern; Sons, Adam Kern of Cave Springs, AR, Nick Kern of Centerton, AR and Slade Laneer of Clarksville, AR. One Daughter, Abbe Laneer of Clarksville, AR. Nine grandchildren, Blake Kern, Alex Kern, Easton Kern, Landon Kern, Ford Kern, Mila Kern, Caden Dollar, Laniey Laneer and Lincoln Laneer. Five brothers, Gavin Kern of Antigua, Guatemala, Ted Kern of Rotonda, FL, Leon Kern of Rogers, AR, Robin Kern of Mt. Airy, NC and Rick Kern of Nelson, VA. One aunt, Joan Rusk of Leesburg, FL and numerous nieces and nephews who he loved very much and a host of other family and friends.A Memorial service will be held Thursday, October 20th at the University of the Ozarks Chapel at 2:00pm.
I have many good memories with Sid at Greenville Tube and at the company outings. He helped me in many ways as I started my career. Rest in peace my friend. To family…prayers and love during this holiday season….. Steven
I'm greatful to have known Sid. He was a unique special friend who will be missed.
So sorry to here about Sid passing.He was a very sweet friend.Always had a smile on his face.he will be truly missed love you dear friend.prayers for the family.
My sympathy to the family.
My condolences to the Kern and extended family. Sid always brought smile on the golf course and a great friend to the Paladino family. He will be forever missed….Kindest regards, Jason Paladino and family.
Our kids will forever remember you as "Uncle Sid". Truly a great man and friend! You will be missed! RIP Uncle Sid! ❤️
Reggie and I moved to Clarksville in 1981 and joined Greenville Tube work family.Sid and Reggie became good friends Ran marathons and many road races together.Sid and his family felt like family to us. He was so kind, funny and thoughtful.Dadee, Adam, Nick and families are in our prayers Sid will be greatly missed. Love to all the family.
My prayers are with Sid’s family. May he Rest In Peace.
Pop Sid was the best man I have ever known and I am forever greatful that he was my Stepdad.. and loved me like his own. I will carry him in my heart forever and pray for peace and comfort for us all knowing we will be with him again and that we have one of the best , if not the best watching over us . I love you Pop ..
My heart is so sad, Sid was a friend to Dickie, Ben and me for many years. He was such a unique person and I will never hear “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” or “You Were Always On My Mind” without thinking of him singing them. Sending my love to Adam, Nick & Leon along with the rest of the family💙
RIP my friend you will be missed. Thank you for all the great memories ❤️
You will be missed
Neighbor and friend of Sid for 30 years. I always enjoyed being at the Cabin or the Golf Course. He was a Gentleman’s Gentleman. He will be missed. Prayers for his family.
Loved Sid very much times up at the cabin wete awesome. Rest in peace .
So sorry for your loss.
Prayers and good wishes for the family. The Kern family is a wonderful family and they are in our thoughts. We are thinking of you all.
Sid was a great man. He loved his family and friends. Every time I saw him, he would even ask how my family was. He was my uncle throughout my childhood and still thought of me the same after all the years. I have many great memories in the summers going to Piney Bay with Uncle Sid and the boys. Dadee, Adam, Nick and to all of his family, my heart goes out to you. So many were blessed to have known.
I'm so very sorry for your loss. He was a great man. Prayers for Dadee, and all family and friends 🙏.
Sorry for your loss. My Dad Sandy Dean always liked Sid.
Sid worked for my mom at uofo liked Sid but sometime said he would rather flirt with girls than clean grill at snack bar he was one of her boys along with Bobby Gunn Rick weaver ted Oberg I enjoyed many hour at student union rm up Ted as his cute younger brother my mom was Jobelle laster sympathy to kern family uofo was good for him Sid was good for Clarksville
We are sorry to hear of Sid’s death. He will be missed. We will be praying for the family
Sid is home with his Mom, Dad and Matt.
Go Rest High on that Mountain...Your work on Earth is done... Rest in Peace our dear friend (Brother) ...You will be truly missed.
Bill always spoke highly of Sid and he was real nice guy. Prayers for all his family sincerely Lori Hallum (Widow of Bill Hallum)
Dadee so sorry for your loss prayers for you and your family.
I’m sorry for your loss. I will miss him. We had many adventures when we ran with the road dogs.
I am so very sorry for your loss. Did always had a hello and a smile for you! He will be missed.
I can hear him telling us all “morning” now, like he did for many years at GTC. He was such a great guy and loved his family. He will be missed for sure, but know that he was loved by so many. I know he and Matt are watching over all of you. ❤️
So sorry for your loss. Sid was a great friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family.
A friend who loved his family more than anything else. He was a mentor as well as friend.
Sid will never be forgotten. He was a good man and will be greatly missed by many. May he Rest in peace.
Sid was a great man. I'm sorry he's gone so soon.
My deepest sympathy. Sid was a wonderful person. As a cousin to my father Roy, our Kern family have great memories of Sid and the Glen and Jane family. Such great Christian examples who valued family and friends. He will certainly be missed.
He was a friend
Sorry for your loss.
We are saddened by the loss of Sid. We have many fond memories. Sid always made you feel special. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends.
I will miss my friend. I remember the conversations at Juniors. Great times and memories.
Many great memories of our college years. Goodbye to a guy who got his beginning from the community and soil of Henderson County, Illinois. He will be so missed. Thinking of the family and friends now. Sid is at peace.
Dadee, I am so very sorry for your loss. I’m praying for all of you. God bless and keep you during this time.
Sid was a great guy. Always enjoyed spending time with him when in Clarksville. He was always very hospitable. He will be missed.
Dadee, I wanted to send our condolences to you and your family for the loss of Sid. I enjoyed working with him for 22 years at Greenville Tube. He was always a steady influence for everyone around him. I have many great memories from our trips to Clarksville and the hospitality that he extended us. Please hold your memories close to you because they will get you through these times. Please take care of yourself. I know that the remaining members of the Greenville office extend their heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. Love and Peace, Regards Chuck Downs
I always told Sid he looked like the actor Paul Newman.“You were great in Fort Apache” I would tell him. We were in college at CofO in the early 70’s when life was in color. Sid was always one of the friendliest people you could ever meet. It’s a great loss !
prayers for the family
My sincere condolences to Sid's family and friends. As a coworker of Sid at Greenville Tube Corporation in Greenville,PA, please know that Sid was a true friend and a proud employee of Greenville Tube. We shared the good times and bad times at the company and I knew that I could ALWAYS count on Sid when it came to making the right decision on company issues. I will miss Sid greatly as I have been praying for him in his illness. Until we meet again.
Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. I worked with Sid and he was a cherished friend.
Our prayers are with all of Sid's friends and family. He will be greatly missed.
So blessed to have experienced the friendship with Sid! The many miles put in around Clarksville and the state of Arkansas were filled provided many fun memories! RDRC forever! Love you my friend! Sz🤓
Dadee, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. So sorry for your loss.
My Condolences to all Family and friends. I am so sorry for your loss. Diana Farris Howell