Benjamin Douglas O'Doniel, 60, of Sedalia, passed away, Monday, November 26, 2012 at Harlan County Health, Alma, NE. He was born on March 7, 1952, in Lexington, MO, a son of John and Virginia (Willard) O'Doniel.
He enjoyed to work with wood, crafts and cabinetry, and hunting. He is survived by his two children: Laura Kempf and her husband, Robert, of Sedalia, Stacey O'Doniel, and his wife, Kim, of Stamford, NE, and their mother, Marilyn Miller, of Sedalia; seven grandchildren: Alisha, Tyler, Kaytlin, Cyle, Sarah, Emily and Jason; one great grandson, Aiden; two sisters: Shirley Hodges, of Apache Junction, AZ, Linda Bean, and her husband, John, of Sedalia.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: John and Raymond O'Doniel, and one granddaughter, Haley Dawn O'Doniel.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, November 30, 2012, at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia.
Committal of Ben's ashes will follow service at Crown Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to the
in care of the funeral chapel.