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Gene Worth Todd, Sr.

July 15, 1931 - July 12, 2020

Gene Worth Todd, Sr., age 88, passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at Bryan Health and Rehabilitation in Scotland Neck.

Mr. Todd was born on July 15, 1931 to Shirley Todd and Sallie Askew Todd in Bertie County, NC. He loved his family dearly and was a dedicated member of Scotland Neck United Methodist Church. “T” cherished his church and church family dearly. He served his country proudly in the United States Army and the National Guard and was a 33rd Degree Mason. “T” was loved by many and will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Karen Johnson; and his sisters, Frances Farless and Janice Castelow.

“T” is survived by his loving wife Nannette; his son, Worth Todd and wife Nell of New Bern; his granddaughter, Katie Johnson of Morehead City; four grandsons, Will Johnson of Morehead City, Tripp Todd and wife Keatha of New Bern, Bennett Todd and wife Sara of Wilmington, and Davis Todd of New Bern; his son-in-law, Bill Johnson of Morehead City; three great-granddaughters, Zoey Green, Rylee Todd, and Rowan Todd; his brother, Freddie Todd and wife Kathy of Merry Hill; and his brother-in-law, Bob Farless of Windsor.  He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

A celebration of life graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at Sunnyside Cemetery in Scotland Neck, with Rev. Dusty Sprouse officiating.  Due to state guidelines face masks will be required.

Memorial contributions may be made directly to the Scotland Neck United Methodist Church, 110 West 9th Street, Scotland Neck, NC 27874 or online by clicking here.

The Todd family wishes to express a heartfelt thank you to Mr. Todd’s caregivers, Josephine, Dorothy, Herman, and Leroy; and a special thank you to the staff at Bryan Health and Rehabilitation in Scotland Neck.

Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service in Scotland Neck is handling the arrangements for the Todd family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Time: 10:00 am


Sunnyside Cemetery

4764 US-258
Scotland Neck, NC 27874

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