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“Hey papa roux I'm going to miss you so much.Going to miss putting up Christmas decorations at all of our houses. You're the best dad that I could of...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: chris todd - Mandeville, LA - Son

2 of 10 | Posted by: Debbie and Billy knopp - gretna, LA

“A poem from Don to all who knew him: If I should go tomorrow, it would never be goodbye, For I have left my heart with you, so don't you ever cry. ...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Tracy Todd - Daughter

“We would like to express our deepest sympathy to Mr. Todd's family. We were sorry to learn of Mr. Todd's passing. He was a good neighbor and family...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Glenn Treadaway - Terrytown, LA

“You shall be missed. You are a friend with whom I had the previlage to work side by side and I thank you. AlwYs love to you and your family. Shall be...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Dave Patel - Houma, LA - Friend

“Mel, I was so sorry to hear of Don's passing. You and your family are in my prayers asking God to give you strength and healing as you mourn and deal...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Lori Wild (Picone) - New Orleans, LA

“Don you are a wonderful person and I was blessed to have you in my life. Thank you for always being there for us. We willMiss you very much but I...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Hope Petruska - Poplarville, MS

“Mr Don was a great hard working man. He praised us when we did good and he was quick to get on us if we got out of hand. Heaven has gained a great...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Kenneth O'Keefe - Garland, TX

“I'm sad to hear of his passing, I really liked Don he was a good man, I always enjoyed talking with him. I remember his fondness of sitting on the...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Ken Roberts - Waynesboro, MS

“Mrs. Melanie it is with my deepest regrets upon hearing of Mr.Todds passing. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Deborah Sirisophon - Ponchatoula, LA

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Donald Lee Todd, 78 years old of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, passed away on Friday, November 2, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on October 6, 1940, in Greenfield, Tennessee, the son of the late David Lee Todd and the late Geraldine Stout Todd.

Donnie, as he was known at work, retired from Barriere Construction after 52 years. He will be remembered as a loyal and hardworking employee, as well as, a loving and kind husband, father, grandfather, and brother.

Don is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Melanie Petz Todd; children, Christopher Lee Todd, Sr. (Deanna), David Joseph Todd (Rachael), and Tracy Lynn Todd; grandchildren, Erin, Christopher, Danielle, and Nicholas; brother, Rickey Todd; 4 sisters-in-law; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by his great grandson, Vincent.

Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd. Hammond, Louisiana 70401, from 8:00 am until 10:00 am, with words of remembrance being shared before we dismiss to go to church.

The Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 am at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 255 N. 8th St. Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454.

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