Mike Bidwell Death, Obituary – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of a remarkable leader, mentor, and friend, Mike Bidwell, the CEO of Mr. Appliance of Peoria, Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Peoria, Mr. Appliance of Bloomington, Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Champaign, and Mr. Appliance of Champaign.
Mike’s untimely departure leaves a void in our hearts, and his memory will forever be cherished by all who had the privilege of knowing him. Katie Walters’ heartfelt words beautifully capture the essence of Mike Bidwell. As a CEO, Mike was not only a brilliant businessman but also an exceptional leader. His leadership style was characterized by kindness, humility, and a genuine concern for those around him. Mike had the remarkable ability to make everyone feel important and valued.
During his four years at the helm of the Neighborly family, Mike Bidwell made a significant impact. Whether it was sitting next to Katie Walters in Waco at headquarters or working with the teams in Peoria, Bloomington, and Champaign, he had a unique talent for fostering a sense of pride and belonging. Mike’s leadership made every member of the Neighborly family feel like an integral part of the team.
Mike Bidwell’s legacy extends far beyond his professional accomplishments. He was a beacon of kindness and a living example of the Neighborly values. Katie Walters’ commitment to continue living “R.I.C.H” (Respect, Integrity, Customer focus, and Having fun) in Mike’s honor reflects the lasting impact he had on those he worked with.
In the wake of Mike Bidwell’s passing, we remember a leader who inspired, a mentor who guided, and a friend who brightened our lives. His memory will serve as a reminder of the positive impact one person can have on an entire organization and community. The Neighborly family and the communities of Peoria, Bloomington, and Champaign mourn the loss of a beloved CEO and friend.
While we grieve his absence, we also celebrate the legacy of kindness, respect, and leadership that Mike Bidwell leaves behind. Our thoughts and condolences go out to Mike’s family, friends, colleagues, and all who had the privilege of knowing him. May his memory be a source of strength and inspiration, and may we continue to carry forward the values he held dear in his honor.