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Bob O'Dell

Bob O'Dell
October 2, 1937 - April 10, 2018

Bob O’Dell, age 80, passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2018 in Olney, Texas. Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the First United Methodist Church in Olney with Rev. Harrell Braddock, Jr., pastor, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Lunn Funeral Home of Olney.

Bob was born on October 2, 1937 in Throckmorton, Texas to the late Raymond E. O’Dell and Gladys Murl (Gray) O’Dell. After graduation from high school, Bob attended the University of Texas and received his BA Degree in Petroleum Engineering. He was self employed in farming and ranching and was a consultant in the oil and gas industry. He married Betty Harrison on December 27, 1964 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Bob was a longtime resident of Olney where he was a member of the First United Methodist Church and a member of “The Do Nothing Club”. He loved to travel and play bridge and taught himself how to play the guitar. He enjoyed building computers and taught children how to build their own computer. Bob loved hunting, fishing, gliders, and gyrocopters, as well as the thrill and joy of flying. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Willie Marie Rux.

Bob is survived by his wife, Betty O’Dell of Olney; one daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Oscar Rodriguez of Graham; one son, Ray O’Dell of Midland; five grandchildren: Deidra Wood of Mineral Wells, Kaitlyn Moorhouse of New Braunfels, Kirian O’Dell of Midland, Ariana O’Dell of Midland, Tristan O’Dell of Midland; and one great-grandson, Ross Wood of Mineral Wells.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church Youth Department, P.O. Box 305, Olney, Texas 76374; The Refuge, 1418 W. Elm, Olney, Texas 76374; Olney Senior Cub Center P.O. Box 216, Olney, Texas 76374; or Hamilton Hospital Auxiliary, P.O. Box 158, Olney, Texas 76374.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.lunnfuneralhome.com.