John Douglas “Doug” Todd, 83, of Hamlet passed away Friday, May 21, 2021 at his home. He was born April 12, 1938 in Spartanburg, SC, a son of the late Edwin P. and Julia White Todd.
Doug graduated from Clemson University School of Textiles in 1961. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Hamlet and served as a Sunday School teacher, superintendent, and deacon for many years. Doug was a devout Christian, devoted husband and father. His favorite pastime was fishing. He had an infectious smile and could brighten the darkest day with his lighthearted but witty sense of humor.
He was preceded in death by sisters Dona Todd and Tanny Gilliam.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Rebecca Hodges Todd of the home; brother, Robert Todd (Glynda) of Boiling Springs, SC; children, Monica Horne of Matthews, Julia Brigman (Ronald) of Rockingham and Anthony Todd (Karen) of Rockingham; grandchildren, Tyler Horne, Rebecca Brock, Ronald Brigman, Jr., Krista Todd, DeWayne Jacques, Damien Todd, and Justin Todd; great grandchildren, Cali, Mallory, Aria, and Madison; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Scott Connor officiating. Burial will follow at Richmond Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 25, 2021 from 10:30-11:45 a.m. prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, Sunday School Fund 406 McDonald Ave. Hamlet, NC 28345 or Richmond County Hospice 1119 US Hwy. #1 N Rockingham, NC 28379.
Online condolences may be made at www.watson-kingfuneralhome.com Watson-King Funeral Home in Hamlet is serving the Todd family.
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