Jerry Ray Todd was born the son of Roy Todd and Aleeta Todd on May 1, 1943, in Saddle, Arkansas, and departed this life November 19, 2017, at his home in Thayer, Missouri, at the age of 74 years.
He was united in marriage to Carolyn June Nichols Todd, who preceded him in death. He was united in marriage at Koshkonong, Missouri to Janice Sue Bowers Todd, who preceded him in death on July 19, 2007.
He is survived by two daughters, Carolyn June Edwards and husband, Sam of Thayer, Missouri and Kimberly Ray Carr and husband, Darren of Thayer, Missouri; seven grandchildren, Alisha Reid, Kayla Edwards, Samantha Edwards, Crystal Edwards, Jerrod Carr, Hannah Carr, and Darnett Carr; two great grandchildren; one brother, Harold Todd and wife, Naomi of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas; one sister, Mary Hollis and husband, Larry of Thayer, Missouri; other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Aleeta Todd; and his wives, Carolyn Todd and Janice Todd.
Jerry was a veteran, serving his country in the United States Army.
He was an automobile body repairman and loved old vintage cars.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing pool, and the dances at the VFW and George D. Hay Music Theater.
Jerry always looked forward to the good times he spent with friends at the Thayer and Mammoth Spring Senior Citizens Centers.
Jerry was a kind and caring father, grandfather; and brother, and a good friend and neighbor.
He will truly be missed by his family and all who knew him.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri with Brother Jared Russell officiating.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 21st from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home in Thayer.
Burial will be in Thayer Cemetery with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer.