Frederick (Fred) H. Tody, Master Chief Boiler Technician (SW), United States Navy, retired, age 77 of Norfolk, Virginia was promoted to glory. He died in his home on Saturday, August 13, 2016 surrounded by his adoring family. Fred was born May 26, 1939 in Goodrich, Michigan. He served his country faithfully for 24 years Navy and 20 years as a Civil Servant. Fred was a devoted Christian, husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn “Hunny” of 50 years; eight of his nine children, Cindy Heliman (Steve), Cheryl Zarth (Jeff), Bob Tody (Amy), Wanda Clary (Marty), Fred Tody, Jr. (Lisa), Karl Stewart, Kelley Barfield (Michael) and Katherine Cundiff (Micky); god children, Anita Bishop (Andy) and Tracy Sabin (Jay); 26 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Fred was preceded in death by his parents, Leoma and Frank Tody, Sr.; brother, Frank, Jr. and daughter, Carrie Jo Tody. Fred was a member of The Salvation Army. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held, 11am, Monday, September 5, 2016 at The Salvation Army Worship Center at the Kroc Corps, 1401 Ballentine Blvd Norfolk, VA. 23504. Family will receive friends after the service. Fair Winds and Following Seas.