John Albert Odom(1931 - 2014)

Odom, John Albert In Loving Memory 05/12/1931 ~ 01/20/2014 SAN DIEGO -- Beloved husband, father and grandfather, John was born in Chula Vista, CA. He served in the U.S. Navy/Korean War. John is survived by wife, Nellie. Children: Terry Stephens (Mark), John P. Odom (Melissa), and Susan Greene (Steve). Step-daughters: Edie Wall and Dawna Mowers. Brother Ernest Odom. The light of John's life: 4 grand- daughters and 4 grandsons. Cherished nieces (2) and nephews (6). Treasured cousin, Bob Phelps. John was preceded in death by sister Dorothy Codding, parents Henry and Dorothy Odom. John was employed for 31 years with Pearson Ford. More recently, he drove shuttle for Carl Burger Dodge. A Memorial will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, February 13, at Fort Rosecrans. Followed by a Celebration of Life at the home of his son, John P. Odom.

Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Feb. 2, 2014