Todd Kent McWilliam passed away on June 11 at the age of 49. Todd will be interned at the DFW National Veterans Cemetery in Grand Prairie, TX. A private military ceremony will honor his years of service to our country and his life here on Earth.
Todd went to school in Jefferson, and went on to earn several degrees; a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Science, a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, a Master’s degree in Business, and a Master’s degree in Public Administration. He also earned an A.A.S. degree in Funeral Science.
In high school Todd worked for Slininger’s Funeral Home where he gained a calling for funeral directing. Todd first served 8 years as a Military Policeman for the Air Force during the Gulf War with a large portion of that time working gang detail in Korea. After the military Todd became a policeman which lead into a prison guard position with the Iowa Department of Corrections. Todd finally realized his calling from high school and was a funeral director for several years until his death.
Todd had a great sense of humor and a kind heart. He loved fitness, body-building and was an avid movie buff. However, his favorite pastime was spent as a model train aficionado building tedious train layouts and collecting trains and airplanes. Todd’s spirit will be greatly missed.
Todd is preceded in death by his mother, Suzanne Marie Clopton Carter, Dallas. He is survived by his father, Kent McWilliam, Paton; sister, Ann Marie McWilliam Yoder (and Scott), Dallas; great uncle, Ray Pirie, Jefferson; daughter, Kasie Moore, Alabama; and son, Hayden McWilliam, Texas.
Any questions maybe directed to Blessing Funeral Home, Mansfield TX, 817-473-1555.