Lewis Samuel “Sam” Todd, 58, of Knoxville and formerly of Asheville, died unexpectedly Friday, September 8, 2017, at his residence.
A native of Buncombe County, he was the son of Lewis Edward Todd (Helen) of Fletcher and the late Emily Lyerly Morris. Sam was a 1977 graduate of TC Roberson High School and had attended The Citadel.
In addition to his father and step-mother, Sam is survived by a daughter, Carol Cassidy of Charleston, SC; four sisters, Deborah Todd, of Fletcher, Beverly Todd, of Asheville, Kathleen Moore, of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Karen Morris, of Maryland; two brothers, Andy Haynes (Pam), of Arden and Steve Haynes (Mary Ann), of Lewisburg, TN; as well as ten nieces, Liza, Sarah, Erica, Colleen, Amanda, Hannah, Summer, Haley, Annie and Katie.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, September 13 at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian with Pastor Roy Waldroup officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 1:00-2:00 PM prior to the service. Burial will follow at Tweed’s Chapel Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sam’s memory to ABCCM, 20 Twentieth Street, Asheville, NC 28806 or at www.abccm.org.