Sean and I are so saddened by the passing of Todd. It has been over 20 years since we hung out.
Rest easy brother.
Even though I wasn’t around Todd that much when I lived with his dad 40 years ago, Todd must’ve been nine or 10 and I remember his dad cooking him something to eat, and always cutting the crust off the bread. It seemed like he was a lot younger then I was but he was only 10 years younger than me. My name is Marcus Avis . I live in Michigan and Lee or Clide as most called him was always one of my favorit uncles. I don’t know why, but when I heard about Todd, I was saddened more than what I thought he was always nice and pleasant be around when he come up to his dad’s house when I was there.
Leland Todd Avis, 51, passed away on April 8, 2023. He was born on January 27, 1972, to Clyde Avis and Sidney Jean Avis Coomes in Evansville, Indiana.
Todd was a family man. In his spare time, he enjoyed collecting comic books, watching the Walking Dead series, and Marvel movies. He enjoyed playing Dungeons and Dragons. He had an impressive collection of Lego toys. He was a talented musician, he played the bass. Above all, his favorite days were spent with his wife and family.
Todd is survived by his wife of 30 years Maggie Avis; father Clyde (Judy) Avis; siblings Michelle (Tim) Beck, Cindy (Jody) Bustamante; nieces and nephews Joseph, Athena, Sunjay (Chris), Dustin, Tori, Tiffany, Steffani, Shauna (Alex), TJ; father-in-law Paul (Cathy) Condi; mother-in-law Janell Brown; brother-in-law Ricky (Jill) Alexander and Zach (Lisa) Condi; niece Andy; several great-nieces, great-nephews, and numerous extended family.
Todd made the selfless choice of being a donor. His hope was to match with a special family friend, and although they were not a direct match, because of his choice, she was able to receive the kidney she had been anxiously awaiting. Todd was a hero.
Todd was preceded in death by his mother Sidney Jean Avis Coomes; cousin and good friend Josh Hart.
Services are pending.
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