Mr. Franklin “Frank” Todd, an 84 year old, resident of Trenton, Missouri passed away on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Wright Memorial Hospital, Trenton, Missouri, surrounded by his loving family.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at Resthaven Mortuary in Trenton. Burial will be held at Resthaven Memorial Gardens north of Trenton.
A family visitation will be held Tuesday, April 27, 2021 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Resthaven Mortuary.
Mr. Todd was born on February 15, 1937 in Utah. On August 17th, 1958 he married the love of his life Shirley Williams. He worked at Goodyear in the earlier years and retired from Nestles, Inc. of Trenton after 37 years.
He served on the Madison Township Board, Grundy County Rural Fire Department, and enjoyed volunteering at the Church Women United Thrift Store.
He was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church in Trenton.
His greatest joy was spending time on the farm with his grandsons and great grandchildren; teaching them about life on the farm and honing their hunting skills. He always attended the grandchildren’s sporting events and any other activity they were involved in. He enjoyed hunting, reloading, and raising his cattle. He was a scout leader for Troop 97 and loved attending local campouts as well as enjoyed many years at Camp Gieger. He and his son, Randy, went to Philmont in 1974 and hiked many miles. Frank started his family tribe Mic-O-Say tradition and was given the name “Long Belt.” Frank and Shirley spent their winters in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico for over 25 years. While vacationing in Mexico for many years, their friendships grew into a second family. Their daughter, Diana, joined them during these adventures on many occasions.
His survivors include his wife Shirley of the home. One daughter Diana Chambers, grandsons Dustin Todd and wife Adriane, Jeremy Chambers and wife Robin, Matthew Chambers and wife Ashley and Derrick Todd and wife Shelby. Great grandchildren Eli, Ana, Jesse, Addison, and Emery Todd: Gavin Paige, Peyton, Bentley and Coehn Chambers. Two sisters Nadean Zachovich and Ruth Husienga.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son Randall Todd, daughter-in-law Juanita Todd, grandson Coleman Todd, one son-in-law Jerry Chambers, two brothers Richard Todd and John Todd, three sisters Mary Tatom, Pearl Glover, and Dorene Wendt.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Trust for the Benefit of Grundy County Scouts. Memorial contributions can be left at or mailed to Resthaven Mortuary, PO Box 587, Trenton, Missouri 64683.
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