Todd Allan Overgaard, 46, of Hendersonville, passed away Thursday, June 24, 2010, at the Elizabeth House, after a three-year battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease.
A former resident of Hendersonville, he was born to Allan Kent Overgaard and Janet Thelen Overgaard in Carroll, Iowa. He previously lived in Cromwell, Conn.; Greenville, S.C.; and Charlotte. He spent his childhood years in Pleasant Lake, Ind. He graduated from Hendersonville High School in 1982 and attended Catawba Valley Community College where he earned his associate’s degree in applied science with honors. He served in the U.S. Army 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in the 82nd Airborne Division from 1984 to 1987. He worked with the PGA Tour at Piper Glen TPC, River Highlands TPC and Regent Park golf courses. He attended Mud Creek Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 16 years, Cindy Fugate Overgaard; his son, Andrew M. Overgaard; sisters, Brenda Overgaard Wheelon and Traci Overgaard-English, of Hendersonville; his nieces and nephews, Ashley Wheelon, Elizabeth Wheelon, Eric English, Laini English, Matt Ammann, Jordan Fletcher and Hudson May; mother-in-law, Judy Fugate of Easley, S.C.; sisters-in-law, Pam May and husband, Kevin May of Easley, S.C. and Kim Fletcher and husband, Scott Fletcher of Murphy; aunt, Audrey Overgaard Finn of Hendersonville; and grandmother-in-law, Gertrude Fugate of Waynesville.
A celebration of his life and dedication to his country with military rites will be 6 p.m. Monday at Mud Creek Baptist Church. Friends may visit the home of Cindy and Andy Overgaard or Al and Jan Overgaard. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mud Creek Baptist Church, 403 Rutledge Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28739 or Four Seasons Compassion for Life, the Elizabeth House, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.
May God bless you all at this time and forever more. Todd is now at peace and without pain or worry. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Our deepest sympathy to you and all the family. You will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers. Ron & Mary Jane Heisterkamp
Cindy, Andy, Brenda, Tracy, Mr. & Mrs. Overgarrd:
My condolences to everyone. Todd is now free from the ravages of ALS and now filling Steve in with the latest news back here on earth. May God’s grace be with you all.
Cindy, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Andy during this difficult time. Love, Tony and Jamie
Cindy & Andy
Although Todd’s walk on earth was short his memory is forever.
He is now in eternal peace.
Our thoughts and prayers are always with you. Go forward in peace.
Jim & Debbie Finn
Brenda and Traci, We are sorry to hear of Todd’s passing yet so thankful he is now in Heaven with the Lord Jesus Christ – exactly where the Lord wants him – with no more pain or worry. What a blessing for memories of and with Todd to live in your hearts FOREVER! Brenda, Todd and Steve are together now – serving as God’s angels to keep watch over all of the Overgaard family. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
May God be with you today and always. I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts & prayers. God bless.
Al and Jan, I am so very sorry for your loss. I know what a battle Todd fought. Please know that you and your family are in my prayers. Please let me know if I can do anything for you.
Love, Andrea, Aaron and Amanda Neumeyer