He was born in Bluffdale, Utah to Bickmore Brigham and Alice Amelia Turner Kidd.
He married Hazel Elizabeth Buckley on January 23, 1947. She preceded him in death.
He served in the U.S. Army during WW II.
He is survived by three daughters, Kathleen and Finau Maka, Toni Diane and Dan Arnes and Wilma and Steve Hall; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three great great-grandchildren; one brother; and three sisters.