Lonnie Lester Todd, age 89, of the Dorman's Crossroads section of Horry County died Saturday, July 27, 2018.

Mr. Todd was born in Loris, a son of the late Newsome George and Leila Mease Hardee Todd. He was a member of New Home Baptist Church where he was known as the "Candy Man". 

Mr. Todd was a former race car driver, driving the #8 Ford, on tracks all around our area. He was a member of the Chicora Car Club. Mr. Todd enjoyed camping and fishing. 

He was predeceased by an infant daughter; a sister, Vera Todd Holmes and a nephew Hop Holmes.

Surviving are: his wife of 68 years, Genav "Gen" Todd of Conway; son, Arthur V. Todd of Conway; daughter, Lonell T. Blanton (Wendell) of Conway; grandchildren, Terri Fowler (Matt) and Todd Blanton (Christy); great grandson, Jake Fowler; a step grandson, Tracy Blanton; a niece Myrtle Holmes Owen of Loris, SC.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday from New Home Baptist Church with Rev. Myron Pritchard and Rev. Roger Chestnut officiating. Burial will follow in Fox Branch Cemetery.

Published in The Sun News on July 30, 2018