Todd Milsap, Ronnie Milsap’s Son, Dead at 49
Todd Milsap, the son of country icon Ronnie Milsap and his wife Joyce, has died. The younger Milsap was found dead at his houseboat at the Four Corner Marina in Antioch, Tenn., near Nashville, on Saturday (Feb. 23).
Milsap's body was discovered by his son, according to a tweet from the Metro Nashville Police Department, who had gone to check on his father after not hearing from him in two days. Milsap's death, at the age of 49, is reportedly medically related; emergency crews responded to a medical emergency at Four Corners Marina on Saturday morning, according to the Tennessean.
"Our son Todd was a force of joy, life, creativity and giving from the moment he was born. He made such a mark on our world in his years on this planet; everyone who met him was richer for it," Ronnie Milsap says in a statement to the Tennessean. "It is too soon to even understand this loss, and I hope it's something no one has to bare. Please keep his three children, their mothers and Joyce and I in your prayers at such a fragile time."
According to the Tennessean, Todd Milsap was raised in Nashville. He attended Franklin Road Academy and Hillsboro High School and worked behind the scenes with his father.
Funeral arrangements for Milsap will be handled by Woodlawn Funeral Home. Details have yet to be announced.
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