CITY–Omar Winfield Todd, age 93, died peacefully on Sept. 25, 2013 at his home.
Born in Toddville, Md., he was the son of the late Darius Todd and Lydia
Meridith Todd. He is survived by
his wife June Rose Todd, and children:, Mary Todd Price and her husband Tim of
Ocean City, Martha Todd Pfieffer and her husband Steve of Ocean City, David
Gregory Todd of Ocean City, and Michaelle Todd Berthion and her husband Claude
of Ormond Beach, Fla. He leaves eight grandchildren; Christopher Price, Matthew
Price, Jonathon Price, Haley Todd, Zachary Farnan, Jeffrey Todd, Claudia
Berthion, Joshua Farnan, and one great-grandchild, Rylee Price.
Also surviving, are his
sisters Edna Windsor and Emma Powley both of Toddville. He was preceded in
death by his brother Carroll Todd, and two sisters, Reita Powley and Wyonna
Mr. Todd had been in the
construction business- inland and marine. He was owner operator of Worcester
County Development Co., Inc. and Inland Construction Co. He was also a welder,
a truck driver and a fifth grade engineer. He was a member of the Atlantic United Methodist Church,
50-plus year member of the Ocean City Lions Club and a Melvin Jones Recipient,
and a member of the Associated Builders and Contractors. He was a Tow Hearing Judge (Ocean
City), and served on the Grievance Committee for Ocean City employees. His company restored the Boardwalk and
constructed the sea wall after the devastation of Hurricane Gloria in 1985. In
2001 he was voted Ocean City Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year.
A funeral service was held
at the Atlantic United Methodist Church on Sept. 29, 2013. Rev. Norman Poultney
and Rev. George Godfrey will officiate. A donation in his memory may be made
to: Atlantic United Methodist Church, Fourth Street and Baltimore Ave., Ocean City,
Md, 21842. Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.
Letters of condolence may be sent to www.burbagefuneralhome.com