Smith-McCracken Funeral Home

63 High St., Newton, NJ


James Harrison Todd III

August 18, 1940June 25, 2020

James Harrison Todd III, 79, of Washington, NJ, passed away in his daughter’s arms on Thursday, June 25, 2020. As he walked through the gates of heaven, Jesus restored his sight so he could bask in the beauty of heaven.

Born in Norristown, PA, James was a resident of West Norriton, PA, before moving to Washington. He was a Regional Sales Manager for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, retiring after 29 years of service. James was a member and past president of the Lion’s Club in Worcester, PA. He was also a member of the Choroideremia Research Foundation.

The son of the late James H. Todd, Jr., and Virginia (Wessel) Todd, James was also predeceased by his wife, Margaret Anne (DeWan) Todd, in 1995. He is survived by his daughter, Susan K. (Todd) DeVoe and son-in-law, Mark M. DeVoe, of Washington; his son, James H. Todd IV and his daughter-in-law, Kate Todd, of SC; his grandchildren, Maggie DeVoe, of Washington, Mark DeVoe of Washington, Zachary DeVoe of Philadelphia, PA, and James H. Todd V of SC. He is also survived by his brother, Henry Todd of GA, and his sister, Kathryn (Todd) Crooks of Plymouth Meeting, PA.

Visitation will be held on Monday, June 29, 2020, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Washington Alliance Church, 2112 NJ-57 in Washington, NJ, followed by an 11 a.m. Funeral Service. (Live-streaming at washingtonalliancechurch.org and follow the links for the YouTube Channel or Facebook Page.) Interment will follow at 2 p.m. in Calvary Cemetery, 235 E. Matsonford Road in Conshohocken, PA. Arrangements are under the direction of the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton, NJ.

Memorial donations may be made to Choroideremia Research Foundation, 23 East Brundreth Street, Springfield, MA 01109. Online condolences may be offered at www.smithmccrackenfuneralhome.com.


  • James H. Todd Jr., Father (deceased)
  • Virginia (Wessel) Todd, Mother (deceased)
  • Margaret Anne (DeWan) Todd, Wife (deceased)
  • Susan K. (Todd) DeVoe (Mark), Daughter
  • Maggie DeVoe, Grandchild
  • Mark DeVoe, Grandchild
  • Zachary DeVoe, Grandchild
  • James H. Todd IV (Kate), Son
  • James H. Todd V, Grandchild
  • Henry Todd, Brother
  • Kathryn (Todd) Crooks, Sister

  • Choroideremia Research Foundation


  • Visitation

    Monday, June 29, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, June 29, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Monday, June 29, 2020


James Harrison Todd III