Lee Andrew Todd, 86, passed away Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Fort Worth.
A celebration of life service was Aug. 18 in Morrison Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial followed in Pioneer Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.
Lee was born March 28, 1928, to D.W. and Effie Todd in Lorenzo. On Sept. 9, 1947, Lee married the love of his life, Velma Lois Linehan. Together they raised three sons.
He proudly served our country in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of WWII. Lee was a man of vision — industrious and successful in every endeavor.
Sixty-three years ago he founded Lee’s Interiors, a family owned business that continues to operate in Graham. The ranch he built for 40 years is a source of joy and pride for the entire family.
He enjoyed raising cattle, improving the land and working on his many inventions.
Lee never met a stranger, left an incredible legacy for his family and is remembered for his faith and strength.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his older brother, James Todd.
Survivors are his wife, Velma Todd; sons, Dr. Joe Todd and wife Susan, Gary Todd and wife Cheryl, and Perry Todd and wife Debbie; six grandchildren, Garrett Todd and wife Carrie, Laurie Esposito and husband Dominick, Angela Brace and husband Dr. Jeffry, Courtney Todd, Michael Todd and wife Valerie and Christen Tipton and husband Chase; 13 great-grandchildren, Julia and Mary Alice Todd, Claire and Nick Esposito, Whitley, Maggie, Camille and Blaire Brace, Lucas and Chandler Todd and Hudson, Carter and Ella Tipton; sisters, Jessie Turnbow and husband Lee and Myrtle Rife; sister-in-law, Hildegard Todd; and numerous nieces, nephews and many, many friends.
The family asks that donations be made to Community Hospice of Texas, 6100 Western Place Suite 105, Fort Worth, Texas 76107 or to the charity of your choice.