John Holton “Johnnie” Todd, 82, of Jacksonville, FL, passed away Saturday, December 28, 2019, in Jacksonville.
He was born March 18, 1937 in Broxton in Coffee County. He grew up in Ware County and was a graduate of Wacona High School. He lived most of his adult life in Jacksonville and was employed as a meat market manager for Winn-Dixie for over 30 years before retiring. He also drove a delivery truck until his health began to fail.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Alene Cato Todd Fulford; his father, Sampie “Samp” Todd; step-father, Kenneth R. “Kennie” Fulford Sr.; his sisters, JoAnn Todd and Marlene Todd Dowling, his mother-in-law, Bessie Bennett and by two brothers-in-law and a sister-in-law, Leon Bolden and Billy and Barbara Bennett.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanette Bennett Todd, Jacksonville, FL; a daughter, Cheryl Todd Hartle and son-in-law, William “Bill” Hartle, Jacksonville, FL; step-son, Ronald Dicks, Jacksonville, FL; a sister, Myra Todd Bolden, Blackshear; two brothers, Sampie Linton Todd (Georgia) and K.R. Fulford Jr. (Shirley), both of Waycross; a brother-in-law, Danny Dowling, Blackshear and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Greenlawn Cemetery in Ware County with Elder Jason Deal officiating.
Memorialization is by cremation.
The family will gather at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, for lunch at Captain Joe's Restaurant, Plant Avenue, Waycross. The family will receive friends at the home of Sam and Georgia Todd, 3912 Driggers Road, Waycross, following the service.
Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, of Jacksonville, FL, is in charge of arrangements.