Ralph Wade Todd

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Ralph Wade Todd, 96, of Fort Smith and formerly of Blytheville, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at Brookfield Assisted Living in Fort Smith.

Ralph was born in Maverick, Texas, to Charles and Leora Carlton Todd. He was the former plant manager at Bush Brothers in Blytheville and a member of First United Methodist Church. Ralph was a member of the Rotary Club, SAR and the Masonic lodge. He was an avid golfer and like to woodwork. Ralph enjoyed sports and was an avid Arkansas Razorback fan. Ralph loved spending time with his family, especially his five great-grandsons.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Lively Todd; his parents; and brother, Charles Todd.

Ralph leaves his children, Janna McWilliams and her husband Gary and Vickie Cross and her husband Ricky, all of Fort Smith; sister, Dorothy Campbell of Houston, Texas; five grandchildren, Todd McWilliams, Robin Bugg, Christy Rodriguez, Richie Cross and Tiffany Backus; and five great-grandsons.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m. in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Zach Roberts officiating. Burial will be private. There will be no visitation. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.cobbfuneralhome.com.