Calvin “Todd” Denham, 52

Published 2:17 pm Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Calvin “Todd” Denham succumbed to the pressures of cancer in his 52nd year on April 4th, 2022, at his home in Winchester. Todd battled cancer like Oscar Tshiebwe battled for rebounds, for almost 5 years. Witnessed by his loving friends and wife of 17 years, Roni-Anne Barbour Denham. He is also survived by his parents Calvin and Harriett Denham of Stanford, fur baby Barkley and daughter Makenna. He was preceded in death by fur baby Bogey.

A graduate of Lincoln County High School and lucky enough to attend and graduate from EKU, he went on to a sparkling career in Economic Development. He worked in Economic Development and Chambers of Commerce jobs in Louisville, Irvine, Somerset, Bowling Green, and for the past 17 years in Winchester as the Executive Director of the Industrial Development Authority.

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He served on numerous Boards, both past and present, such as Legacy Greenscapes, Clark Regional Medical Center, Main Street Winchester, Chamber of Commerce, Kentucky Association of Economic Development and First Christian Church. All of these while serving as the Chairman of the Local Fashionista Board. He was an integral part of the formation of the BCTC campus, spearheading the Downtown Development Plan, created Winchester’s First Opportunity Zone, and initiated several TIF Districts which assisted in upgrading the Winchester Plaza and redevelopment throughout Winchester. Todd was an avid golfer, UK fan, and video game enthusiast.

Visitation will take place at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Winchester on Monday, April 11, 2022 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Todd’s FUN-eral will also take place at the First Christian Church at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 12.

In lieu of flowers donations are suggested to the Legacy Greenscapes, P.O. Box 4844, Winchester, KY 40392, or First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 24 E. Hickman Street, Winchester, KY 40391. Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.