Todd Courtney

Todd Courtney

Walter Todd Courtney, 40, of Waco, went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 18th due to injuries sustained from an automobile accident.

Funeral service: 2PM Wednesday, April 23rd at Church of the Open Door with Pastor Ronnie Holmes officiating. Burial will follow at Rosemound Cemetery.

Visitation: 6 to 8PM Tuesday, April 22nd at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco. Todd will be available for public viewing starting at 10AM on Tuesday.

Todd was born July 29, 1973 in Ft. Lewis, WA to John L. and Rosemary (Davies) Courtney. He resided many years in northwest Arkansas. He had many fond childhood memories and friends there. Todd moved to Texas in 2003. Shortly after moving to Texas, he found his church home which was very important to him. He also was a member of Warrior Heart Ministry. Todd had a very outgoing personality; he never met a stranger. He was a prolific song writer and philosopher and he loved the Lord Jesus Christ.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Walter and Mary Davies, and Charles and Lillian Courtney.

Survivors include wife Adelaida Courtney; children, Ross Courtney, Lazaro Rodriguez, Claribel Rodriguez, and Marvin Rodriguez; four grandchildren; parents, John L. and Rosemary Courtney; brother, John Craig Courtney and wife Angela; special maternal aunt, Janet Jasek and husband Frank; maternal uncle, Jerry Davies; six paternal uncles; three paternal aunts; and numerous other relatives; and many, many friends.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Rhiannon Smith

    Dear mrs courtney and Mr john I m so very sorry for the loss of todd. I love ya ll all god bless

  2. Mary & Johnny O'Neal

    Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this difficult time. May God’s love give you strength at this time. We love you Rosemary & John.

    Johnny & Mary O’Neal

  3. Todd was a sweet and caring man. He will be greatly missed but he left some great memories until we meet again!

  4. Tony & Pattie Fernandez

    Our prayers are with you while this is a struggling and difficult time for you. We love you guys! God’s strength help you at this time as you call on Him! Love to you Rosemary & John Blessings, Tony & Pattie

  5. Todd was an amazing individual and such a happy, optimistic man. He was my boss at Papa Johns while I attended college. I will always remember him and his smile. This is very sad news.

  6. Johnny & Alta Kettler

    Our prayers and thoughts are with you both. So sorry for your loss. God be with you.

  7. Rosemary, I’m truly sorry to hear about your loss. May God be with you and your family during this difficult time. I pray peace and comfort for you. Blessings always, Sonia King & Family

  8. Janet C. Lockett

    John, Rosemary, Craig, Ross, Adelaida our hearts, prayers and love go out to all of you. May you find peace in knowing that Todd found and loved God, and is in his arms. Our family has lost a wonderful young man. Janet, Luke and Fred.

  9. Katharine and David Arno and family

    Dear Rose Mary, John and John,

    Words can not express our deep sympathy we have for your great loss of Todd ( son, brother, husband, granddad, friend, etc). I know he will be greatly missed by all. I pray for your strenght during this very difficult time. Our hearts and prayers are with you.

    The Arno family

  10. May the God of comfort be with you. There are many fond memories of Todd that will lighten your burdens in the days to come. And soon there will be a reunion when Todd comes back from the grave. Jehovah God sent his son, Jesus, to make that possible. What a grand reunion that will be!

  11. Ed and K Jasek

    We are saddened for your loss of Todd. Our prayers go to the family and Todd, may his sola rest in peace. We are so sorry that we were unable to make to Todd’s funeral.
    May the Peace of Our Lord Jesus Christ be with you and your family.
    Ed and K Jasek

  12. Mrs. Courtney and family,
    I was saddened to hear of your loss, but I know you find comfort in knowing that Todd is with Jesus, and we will all be together one day in the future. I did not know him personally, but I love you, Mrs. Courtney, and I wanted you to know that I was thinking about you.

    Sandra Woods
    Methodist Children’s Home

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