James Todd Obituary

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James M. "Mickey" Todd

June 17, 1931 - July 24, 2013
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James M. "Mickey" Todd 82 Died peacefully with his son by his side on July 24, 2013. Born June 17th 1931 in Sharon, TN to Burnie and Lavergne Todd, Mickey leaves behind his son Michael, grandson Michael Patrick, sister Reba Wainscott, and many loving nieces. He was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Margaret Todd in 2009. Mickey was left fatherless at the age of 3 when his father Burnie died of cancer in 1934. Along with sisters Norma Jean, Reba, and brother Robert…Mickey was raised by mother Lavergne. The young widow supported her family by working at the Milan Army Ammunition facility during the second World War. Mickey...
James M. "Mickey" Todd 82

Died peacefully with his son by his side on July 24, 2013.
Born June 17th 1931 in Sharon, TN to Burnie and Lavergne Todd, Mickey leaves behind his son Michael, grandson Michael Patrick, sister Reba Wainscott, and many loving nieces.

He was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Margaret Todd in 2009.

Mickey was left fatherless at the age of 3 when his father Burnie died of cancer in 1934.
Along with sisters Norma Jean, Reba, and brother Robert…Mickey was raised by mother Lavergne. The young widow supported her family by working at the Milan Army Ammunition facility during the second World War.

Mickey graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy at Memphis in 1953, the same year he married Margaret. After serving his country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict, he and his new bride returned to Memphis in 1955, where they lived out the balance of their years.
Mickey was a pharmacist for over half a century, eventually retiring from University Methodist hospital after 27 years of service.

The family will gather at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens located at 5599 Poplar Avenue on Monday, July 29 beginning at nine o'clock in the morning prior to procession to Memorial Park Cemetery for a graveside service beginning at ten o'clock in the morning.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to the Monroe Carrell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt in his name.

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"Mike, I am so very sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. I know he was a very special man and a great father and friend to you. Thinking of you... Barb" Barb Cramer (Franklin, TN)

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