christopher 'todd'reisz
Christopher “Todd” Reisz, 50, left his earthly home for his home in eternity Sunday, March 17, 2019. He was born in Owensboro on January 14, 1969 to Carolyn Vargason Reisz and the late David Michael Reisz. Todd was employed at Kroger where he worked in customer service for 28 years. He was a history and geography buff, loved music and the Dallas Cowboys. He loved the Lord, a member of First Baptist Church, and was a devout Christian. Along with his father, Todd was preceded in death by his grandparents, James W. Vargason and Frances H. Vargason, and his aunt, Joan Garrett. Todd is survived by his aunts, Joyce M. Wood, Mary (Ed) Frances Baker, his uncles, William (Bobbie) C. Vargason, and James (Dot) P. Vargason and numerous cousins. Private services will be held at Elmwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the First Baptist Building fund; 230 JR Miller Blvd, Owensboro, Kentucky 42303. Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Reisz. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Christopher Todd Reisz at

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss, I haven’t known Todd very long, but have worked with him at Kroger for a year and half. RIP Todd ‘GO COWBOYS!!’

  2. I have worked with Todd for the last 3 years at Kroger. Todd was always nice and polite. I always teased him he should mentor my son because he LOVED his mom! My prayers are with his family during this difficult time. God Bless…

  3. I knew Todd while working at Kroger over a year ago,one of my favorites. He was a courteous, polite, generous, kind -hearted man. I am so very sorry to hear of his passing. I pray that God will be ever present in the days, weeks and months ahead.

  4. I’ve worked with Todd for almost 9 years. He used to joke with me about Dale Earnhardt jr getting married and that I was out of luck. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and worked with him. May you find comfort in the coming days.

  5. Todd was a member of our Sunday school class at First Baptist Church. His infectious smile and positive attitude was a shining light to our class. Todd will be greatly missed by us all.

  6. I have only known Todd for a few months working with him at Kroger. He was always the first to say hi and ask how you were doing. Alway a joy to talk too and he will be greatly missed. Rest easy my friend.

  7. I worked with Todd at Kroger… He was always very courteous to everyone and always smiled… Warm thoughts and prayers for the family

  8. As a brother in Christ, Todd and I went to church together for many years. Todd was a kind soul and spirit. I also knew him to be the same individual when he helped me as a customer at Krogers on many occasions. Todd will be greatly missed, but he has a s

  9. I worked with Todd very nice man. He knew his movies and music. He took care of his mom. He loved talking to the customers and helping them outside. He will be missed. 😥 RIP from Marie and Jimmy

  10. I worked with Todd when he was very young and employed at McDonalds on Hwy 60. We always spoke when I saw him at Kroger. Todd always had a smile and kind word to share. Prayers for the family, sorry for your loss.

  11. The Owensboro community will certainly miss Todd Reisz, Kroger employee extraordinaire, caring heart for everyone, man of faith, and just a wonderful friend. We miss and love you Todd. George and Becky Bales

  12. I am so saddened to hear of Todd’s passing. I have known him since grade school at Tamarack Elementary. He was such a genuine, thoughtful, sweet guy. Always a smile from him and an eagerness to help anyone. He will be missed by many in the community. He

    • I’m so sorry to hear of Todd’s passing. I’ve known Todd since first grade at Tamarack. He sat by me in Mrs. Blaine’s class and we’ve been friends since. I saw him several days a week at Kroger and he always always had a smile and a kind word. L

    • Carolyn, I am sorry to hear of your loss. From his write up in the paper as a former Kroger employee and all those who knew him, one can tell how special he was. I hope your memories will be a comfort to you in the future.

  13. I knew Todd from Kroger. He always had a smile and was friendly. So sorry to hear of his passing. We will pray for Todd and his family.
    Glenn and Sheila Calhoun

  14. We will miss Todd’s smiling face when we go to Kroger. Condolences to his family and friends.

    Susan and Joe Ranburger

  15. Whether it was in the parking or in the store we were always impressed with seeing and speaking to Todd while in the Wesleyan Kroger store. It was very clear that he loved his work and all the customers he had contact with. We along with many others will

  16. Sunday I was saddened when I received word of Todd’s passing. Todd was a “Regular” in my Sunday morning Bible Study class (Adult 123) for a number of years. You could count on seeing his smiling face EVERY Sunday unless he was working at the Wesle

  17. Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ know what all we need. I’m proud to say that I knew Todd, he was a great co-worker and a dear personal friend, I and Todd was hired in together at Kroger’s 28 years ago and I will never forget the talks we had and just the

  18. Dear family, I have known Todd for many years from Kroger’s. He shall be missed and what a big loss to everyone. He always had a smile and kind word for everyone. My the Lord Bless and comfort each one you you.

    Jim Br

  19. Todd, you are already missed! This is hard to believe. You were one of the really ‘good guys.’ You were always positive, cheerful and had a kind word for others. Every time I visited Kroger, I tried to make it a point to find you and speak to you, be

  20. Todd made a positive impact on the world through his work at Kroger. He was always helpful, friendly, and exceptional at customer service. We will miss him. Our deepest sympathy to Todd’s family.

    Scott and Sheri Plain

  21. We were very saddened to hear about Todd. He will be missed in many ways. We always looked for him when ever we were at Kroger’s. Sending loving thoughts and prayers to his family and especially Carolyn, his mom. If there is anything that we can do, pl

  22. I shop at Kroger and saw Todd often. He was a nice man who always had something pleasant to say. I’m sorry that you’ve lost him.

  23. Carolyn:
    So sorry to hear about Todd..still hard to believe he’s gone..He always had a smile
    and kind greeting whenever we visited Kroger..will miss seeing him there..have known him for over 35 years and he was always upbeat and friendly with everyone..

  24. I used to really enjoy seeing Todd when I shopped at Kroger. He was so polite and friendly, always asking if he could carry out my groceries even when I didn’t have that many.
    We always talked on the way to the car, and I could easily tell he was a tr

  25. Todd’s sunny smile and sweet disposition always brightened everyone’s day at Kroger’s Wesleyan Park Plaza store. His customers and fellow team mates will miss him greatly. May his family find comfort in their memories of his life.
    Melinda Schoenwald

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