OBITUARY

Charles Warren O'Dell

August 19, 1932January 10, 2021

Charles W. O’Dell, 88, of Columbia, MO passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021. A private graveside service will be held in Memorial Park Cemetery in Columbia.

He was born August 19, 1932 in Higbee, MO to James and Bertha Wright O’Dell. On October 11, 1951, he married Mary Bradshaw in Boonville, MO. He served in the US Army for 11 years and was stationed in Germany during the Korean War. After his military service he went to work for Riback Supply for 32 years before going to work for the waste-water treatment facility in Rocheport; he retired from there after 8 years.

Charles is survived by his wife, of nearly 70 years, Mary O’Dell; children, Rick (Norma) O’Dell of Columbia, Susan Deaver of New Franklin, MO, Theresa Campese of Naples, FL, and Danielle Rowe of Columbia; thirteen grandchildren, twenty-seven great-grandchildren; siblings, Roy (Barbara) Duncan of Independence, Carol (George) Ivy of Boonville, Evelyn White of Fayette, and Jimmy (Barbara) O’Dell of Fayette; along with a many nieces and nephews and a large-loving extended family. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Larry Duncan; and sister, Erma Gravett.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

Services

  • Graveside Service

    Friday, January 15, 2021

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Susan Gail Deaver (O'Dell)

January 14, 2021

I am so thankful for my Daddy..he was a wonderful friend as well as my Dad. I enjoyed cleaning fish with him and cooking them.Most of all I love how he took time to listen to me during my visits when I visited from Texas

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