Floyd Wayne Todd © Enid News and eagle 04-12-2018 Submitted by: Jo Aguirre
Floyd Wayne Todd, 80, Nash, Oklahoma, passed from this life Friday, April 6, 2018, in his beloved McAllen, Texas, and went to join the love of his life, Janice. Family visitation is 6-8:00 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2018, at Wilson Funeral Home in Pond Creek Oklahoma. A celebration of this cowboy's life, and funeral, is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018, Nash Christian Church. The Rev. Les Hastings will conduct the service. Interment follows at New Home Cemetery, Nash, Oklahoma.
Floyd Wayne Todd was born in Rhineland, Missouri, January 7, 1938, to Thelma Benskin Todd Barton and Orvie R. Todd. He attended the one-room Bush School in Reidsville, Missouri. Floyd enlisted in the Air Force and was stationed at Vance Air Force Base when he met Janice Posey. On June 30, 1957, they were married and soon were transferred for duty to Harlingen Air Force Base, where they grew to love the valley and continued to return there throughout their lives. After serving his country, he returned to Nash, Oklahoma, where he owned and operated Floyd's DX Service from August 1959 to 1980. While running his business, he continued serving his community and country as an Explorer Scout leader, Grant County Sheriff's Auxiliary, as undersheriff, and in the Nash Volunteer Fire Department 1962-1982, also serving as fire chief.
After selling his business in 1980, he returned to Vance Air Force Base as fire inspector. He then transferred to Keglman Air Force Base as fireman, where he retired. He was a member of the Grand National Quail Hunt Association, First Christian Church of Nash, and Nash Lions Club. He loved his Lonesome Dove Ranch and caring for all of his horses, birds, and dogs. Floyd loved to take his trailer and motorhome to South Texas and South Fork, Colorado. Floyd never met a stranger and always had a joke or a story to tell. He loved his kids, grandkids and great-grandkids and their families deeply. He will be forever missed.
Survivors include son Darrell and wife Lou Anne Wilson Todd of Oklahoma City; daughter Lori Todd of Lahoma; grandchildren, Ashley and Josh Deets of McKinney, Texas; Travis Todd of Norman Oklahoma; Tristan Todd and Trinity Todd of Oklahoma City. Great-grandchildren, Grayson, Jackson and Ella Deets, Harley and Helena Todd. One sister, Bonnie and Clifton Bemberger of Fulton Missouri; many nieces and nephews, family and friends.
He was proceeded in death by his wife, Janice Todd, his mother Thelma and stepfather Robert Barton, father Orvie R. Todd and brother Larry Todd.
Memorials may be made to Nash Fire Department or Nash Christian Church.
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