- Ada, Oklahoma


March 10, 2014


Ada — January 24, 1947-

February 25, 2014

ADA — Bard Harding “Bardie” Todd, 67, was born on January 24, 1947 to Ben and Ellen Todd in Ada, Oklahoma. He passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2014 as a result of cardiac failure.

Bardie started life as a four pound preemie, fighting to survive.

That’s how he ended his life, as well, tough and fighting to the end. Bardie grew up in Ada and attended Ada Schools.

He participated in numerous sports, and as a hard-hitting member of the Ada High Football team, he played on two State Champion Football teams. He represented Ada at Boy’s State. Bardie loved to hunt, fish, scuba dive, snow ski, camp out and go to the lake.

He was a very active member in High Hill Baptist Church, Ada, Oklahoma. He shared his Christian faith with all those around him, including the young people in his neighborhood. His church pastor and church family were extremely important to him.

He is survived by his daughter, Shanda Jo Nelson, of Yukon, Oklahoma, her husband Jack and grandchildren, Parker and Payton, mother Ellen Todd Brinley, sister Gloria Muse, her husband Harold and sons David and Travis, brother Rick Todd, his wife Angela and sons Shannon and Brandon, and numerous other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ben Todd, Jr. and a brother, Johnny Todd.

Bardie was the owner of Bardie Todd Construction Company, a commercial construction company which built many of the business structures in Ada and throughout Oklahoma.

His memorial service will be Saturday, March 8, 2014, @1:30 p.m. at High Hill Baptist Church, 16891 County Road 3580 (Corner of Thomas Ranch Road and Monte Vista) Ada, Oklahoma.

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may contribute to the High Hill Baptist church in memory of Bardie.

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