Warren County principal dies after collapsing at baseball game


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The Warren County community is mourning the loss of its middle school principal after he passed away while serving as an umpire at a baseball game.

Warren County Middle School reported its principal Gerald Tidwell collapsed at the game and died Saturday.

Our hearts are broken. Yesterday our Principal, Mr. Gerald Tidwell, passed away after collapsing while umpiring a baseball game. Please remember our students and staff in the days to come. We would also like to extend our deepest sympathies to Mr. Tidwell’s wife, Valerie, and his sons, Jordan and Daniel.

We love you Mr. Tidwell. Until we meet again….

Warren County Middle School

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association reported Mr. Tidwell died on the field during a district baseball game.

No additional information was immediately released.


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