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LONDON, Ohio — Todd M. Yokum, 45, of London, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009, after a battle with cancer.

He was born July 30, 1964, in Columbus, a son of Robert and Joan (Brannigan) Yokum.

He was a philanthropic young man who enjoyed helping the homeless by assisting them with funds and housing. He also attended the London Church of the Nazarene where he volunteered for church activities and donated blood at every Red Cross drive. For the past 2 1/2 years he was employed at Honda of Marysville.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Louella and Marcus Webb and Harry and Thelma Yokum Sr.

In addition to his parents, survivors include his wife, Carla (Burnworth) Yokum; his daughters, Hannak Yokum of Hillard, Janessa Burnworth and Madison Burnworth, both of London and a sister, Jami (Kevin) Adams of West Jefferson.

Funeral was 10 a.m. Tuesday at London Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Russ Fairbanks officiating. Interment followed at Sunset Cemetery in Galloway. Memorials may be made to Holiday Helpers, 200 Midway St., London, Ohio, 43150. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com.