Todd Nance Death – Dead :  Todd Nance Obituary : Cause of Death Unknown.

By John Chekwas | August 19, 2020

Todd Nance Death – Dead :  Todd Nance Obituary : Cause of Death Unknown.

The founding drummer of Athens-reared Widespread Panic has passed away. Todd Nance died early Wednesday morning in Athens, according to a statement from his family, after “sudden and unexpectedly severe complications of a chronic illness.” Nance was 57, according to a statement posted online on Aug. 19, 2020 by AJC.COM

His death was confirmed by Widespread Panic in a Facebook post.

 

From the Nance Family:

It is with great sadness that we announce that Todd Nance, a founding member of Widespread…

Posted by Widespread Panic on Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Cause of Death.

We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.

Tributes.

The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.

 

Jay Hall wrote
I will never forget the early 90’s see widespread at small venues. Best nights of my life. Dancing endlessly to the beat of widespread. Your music lives in all of us that grew up with you in our ears .

Casey Williams wrote
With much appreciation for the wonderful memories. Loving light to WSP and hugs to all the Good People.

Darin Masters wrote 

As a drummer Todd influenced my style of playing more than anyone at a young age. You will be greatly missed. Prayers going out to family and friends. RTR!

Grateful Dave Bull wrote 
I will miss you Todd!.. You are a common thread to MOST of the Best Times in my life!.. Grateful!!!.. Thanx and much love.. My condolences to the Nance family! And my WSMFP family! You will be missed!

Warren Brown wrote 
Man, what a drag. Todd had an effortless and inventive drumming style, and had his fingertips on the pulse of what the band needed at any given moment. RIP Todd.

Michael Hamburger wrote 
Thank you for countless years of good times and great jams! RIP Todd. Mikey is welcoming you at the gates and ready to PANIC!

Dave Pratt wrote 
Warm and comforting thoughts to the Nance fam.
Goodbye, Todd… you cool and kind soul… have fun up in Heaven with Mikey.

Mike Smith wrote 
Sad news. Thankful I got to see Todd with them once. They played Down that night. Rest easy Todd, the music lives on.

Jean Haggerty wrote 
RIP Todd. Thank you for making the world a better place with your music, heart and smile. Condolences to the Nance & WSP family. Love lives on.

Candace Dockery wrote 
RIP Todd. You will be greatly missed and always remembered for the joy you brought to so many through your music and mad drummer boy skills. Sending peace love and comfort to all the good people.

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