William Todd, 77, died March 19, 2022 at Majestic Health in Connersville, Indiana.
The third of five children of Wendell and Geraldine Harris Todd, he was born October 31, 1944 in Connersville. He was a 1962 graduate of Connersville High School.
Bill was employed at various industries in Connersville including D&M and also at Carpenter Body in Richmond. He later worked at Rogers Engineering in Connersville and, following retirement, was employed part-time at Rogers Engineering in Cambridge City and Milk and Bread in Connersville.
Bill was a member of the Indiana National Guard.
He married the former Juanita Sue “Susie” Neal on December 23, 1967 in Connersville. She died January 9, 2022.
A local historian, Bill enjoyed collecting Connersville memorabilia and attending auctions to add to his extensive collection of items from early local businesses and industries, along with milk house products from all over Indiana.
He served as a precinct committeeman for the Fayette County Democrat Party and was involved in many candidates’ campaigns at the local and state levels. He also belonged to the Fayette County Democrat Men’s Club and participated in numerous fund-raising activities for the group. He especially enjoyed working the polls on Election Day.
He was an avid NASCAR fan and particularly enjoyed attending races in Talladega.
Bill is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Katie Combs Todd of Connersville. He also leaves behind four grandchildren, Tanner (Lexi) Todd of Richmond, Gabrielle (fiancé Alex Ripperger) Todd of Southport, Evan Todd of Metamora, and Sophia Todd of Connersville; a step-granddaughter, Santana Rose, and a step-great-granddaughter, Nyla Rose, both of Connersville. In addition, he is survived by his brother Darrell Todd of Florida, and sisters Jenny Todd Vanover and Trudy (Steve) Todd Caldwell, both of Connersville, along with several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and -nephews, and cousins.
Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Sue “Susie” Todd, his parents, and a sister, Judy Todd Garrison.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 26, 2022 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home where friends may visit from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Pastor Jeff Meadows will officiate. Military honors will be conducted by the Fayette County Veterans Council. Burial will follow at Dale Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.