Ting Todd

Ting Todd

Ting Todd, 82, a native son of Myrtle Beach died Thursday evening, November 7, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Ting was born on December 29, 1936 in Myrtle Beach, the son of the late F. G. and Lena Hucks Todd.  He was the youngest of 11 children.

He was predeceased by his parents, a granddaughter Stratton Noel Sichitano; sisters, Inez Todd, Elise Todd Dupie, Mollie Todd Rodgers, and Martha Todd; and brothers, Gary Todd, Brunis Todd, Ernest Todd, and Wilbur Todd.

He was a life long member of First Baptist Church of Myrtle Beach and his desire in life was to be of service to his friends and community.  He deeply loved his family and friends.

If you knew Ting, you knew he was a man of his word and you respected his advice.  One of his greatest joys was cooking at Thanksgiving and Christmas for his friends and enjoying the fellowship.  He always quoted “you can never have too many friends.”  As a young boy after World War II, he remembers his father obtaining the contract from the US Government to realign Highway 17 through Myrtle Beach as it is today.  His father brought in C. L. Benton and together they completed the highway per the contract and formed a life long relationship with the Benton family that we still enjoy today.  Until his death he operated his business on the same property that has been in the Todd family for over 100 years. 

He was always proud to say he was born before Myrtle Beach was a town, since it wasn’t incorporated until 1937.

He is survived by his wife Sherrie Herring Todd; daughter Christian Todd Sichitano and her husband Mark, granddaughter Stellan Noel Sichitano; daughter Gina Thompson Shelley and her husband Ford, granddaughters, Cagney Shelley Hart and Vaida O’Ryley Shelley, and great-granddaughter Kinston O’Marah Hart; son, Gaither Bengene Thompson, II and his wife Melanie, granddaughters Lawson Thompson Brandon and her husband 1st LT Hunter Brandon (US Army) and Ella Kinley Thompson; sister Eula Mae Todd; brother James Todd; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 10, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 pm at McMillan-Small Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be held at First Baptist Church of Myrtle Beach on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Bruce Crawford and Dr. Wayne Brown officiating.  Burial will follow at Ocean Woods Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Steeple Fund at First Baptist Church, 500 4th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 or the Martha E. Todd Scholarship Fund, c/o First Baptist Church of Myrtle Beach, 500 4th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.

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Thomas C Hucks
Created On: 11/14/2019 18:50:48

RIP Cousin Willie Lee ,"Ting", Todd ,
Through the years I've enjoyed all the History and Stories , that you told me at your shop, while staying warm by your heater,and eating the Bar-B-Q and drinking cola's. When I bought the flat bed Hardee Trailer for $1,300.00 and you told me that I could have the old Restaurant Equipment hanging on the back wall. Now you're gone and I bet that I will never receive it. You said we'd get it one day when we could get some help getting it down.
I hope that day gets here soon. I will surely miss you for the rest of my life. Thanks again for helping me me through my times of Hardships and Troubles.

Pam Wallace Barr
Charlotte NC
Created On: 11/11/2019 20:56:30

Gaither and family, I am sorry to hear of the passing of your father, father-in-law, and grandfather. May God comfort you in this time and need. My thoughts and prayers to you all.

Dawn McDonough & Family
Myrtle Beach
Created On: 11/11/2019 17:59:56

My thoughts and prayers are with Sherrie and all of the Todd family. Ting was good to my family and will forever be remembered for his kindness and compassion.

Gilbert & Hazel Chavis
Conway , SC
Created On: 11/11/2019 13:30:42

We are honored to call this extraordinary man friend . Anyone could count on Ting and Sherri in time of need .
We too will miss the visits to his shop to sit and talk . Ting will never forget you, no matter how much time may pass between us you’ll never be more than a memory away .
Go rest high Ting , your work on earth is done .

To Sherri , Gay, Gina and Christian may the peace that surpasses all understanding overtake you .

Terri Kato
Myrtle Beach
Created On: 11/10/2019 17:30:16

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of this great man. I used to wait on him at the round table at hot stacks. He will absolutely be missed by many.

The Fischer Family
Created On: 11/10/2019 14:54:52

Gaither and Family, please know that Mackenzie, Troy & I are lifting each one of you up in prayer, especially today. May God wrap His loving & gracious arms around your family, today and always.

Karen Kralik, Tari Ramsey
Created On: 11/09/2019 21:17:02

Sending prayers of comfort to all with sincere sympathy.

Kay and Pete Winters
Myrtle Beach
Created On: 11/09/2019 17:41:47

We will miss Uncle Ting; the visits to the shop with the peanuts and advice; the family stories; and all the help through the years. Sherrie; we are close and you can call on us anytime.

Jimmy, Tracey, Jay,Sean,Easton & Ashlynn King
Myrtle Beach,SC
Created On: 11/09/2019 16:19:08

Sherrie & family, My family is sorry to hear about Ting passing away. My family will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers & will there for you & my dad Joey will be for you guys if you need them too. I am glad that Ting got to watch my brother Mark, My boys & I grow up into the people we are today. Love your life long frmJimmy,Tracey, Jay,Sean,Ashlynn & Easton King

Joey and Miriam Dellinger
Myrtle Beach
Created On: 11/09/2019 13:45:42

Long time friend.
Will be missed at breakfast, Hot Stacks.