Mr. Odom died 8:20 p.m., Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at NHC HealthCare.
He was born October 31, 1936 at Summersville, Missouri to Othel C. Odom and Pauline A. Norris Odom. On October 15, 1966, he was married at Granite City, Illinois to Myra Mae Moore. Before his retirement, Mr. Odom was employed as a welder with McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) and Lever Brothers.
He is survived by his wife, Myra Odom of the family home; three daughters, Stephnia Lucas, West Plains, Missouri, Jill Null, St. Louis, Missouri; and Tammy Keeling, Summersville, Missouri; twelve grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; three brothers, Clive Odom, Summersville, Missouri, Darrell Odom, Mountain Home, Arkansas and Elsie Odom, Summersville, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents preceded him in death.
Mr. Odom will lie state from 5:00 p.m., Saturday until service time at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.