05/21/17 - NNHS Newsletter - A.C. O'Dell
Alva C. O'Dell
Newport News High School Class of 1966
Friends and Schoolmates,
There is more sad, if belated, news to report today. A.C. O'Dell, Class of 1966, passed away in Newport News on Tuesday, April 04, 2017 at the age of 69.
From Jamey Douglas Bacon ('66) of VA - 04/17/17:
I see where A.C. O'Dell passed away on April 4th... Prayers for his family.
Thank you so much for posting this sad news, Jamey; I not only missed the obituary, but somehow overlooked your posting as well.
From The Daily Press - 04/09/17:
NEWPORT NEWS - A.C. O'Dell, 69, died on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.
He was a native of West Virginia and a Peninsula resident most of his life.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Ruth A. O'Dell; his daughter, Angela O'Dell Stevens (Jim Williams); two cousins, Elmeta Pelky, Jim McClung; and many loving extended family members.
A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Northside Christian Church, officiated by Mr. Larry Jones, with a reception to follow.
|In lieu of flowers, the family request prayers, friendship and love.|
April 08, 2017
My condolences to my high school friend and her family.
~ Wendy Pasley, Princeton, North Carolina
RIP, AC, You will be missed.
~ Frances Persinger, Newport News, Virginia
April 09, 2017
A C O'Dell - THE Definition of a TRUE FRIEND
THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES.
WITH DEEPEST SYMPATHY
~ FRANK and VIKKI SCOTT
Angie, very sorry for your loss.
~ Tracey Watts-Malarkey, Newport News, Virginia
Ruth, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. My memories of you and A.C. will always make me smile.
Thinking of you and Angie.
~ Sara McNamara
I am saddened to hear of A.C.'s passing. I will keep the family in my thoughts and prayers. May fond memories help with this difficult time of grief.
~ Leidy Clark, Weems, Virginia
I was so saddened to hear of AC's sudden passing. So many of us will miss his friendship and willingness to allow us in the back of his boat. We will miss the look he gave over his shoulder after the bearish hook set on another Chick-a-hominy bass. Few men have the passion as AC did about his fishing, and very few had that passion about more than one thing. We admire him for his fishing ability, and even more for his love for his Ruth. Every time you saw him on the river, it had already been approved by her.
Ruth, thank you so much for sharing him with us. God Bless you, Brother, and good fishing!
~ Charlie Reed, Gloucester, Virginia
From the staff at Med Point we deeply express our sympathy. Mr. O'Dell always brought a smile to our faces, and usually a laugh or two. Always shared his love for his family, water and fishing. We love and will miss him dearly! Our hearts and prayers are with all of his family and friends.
~ Casey Jenkins
May 21, 2017
Our deepest sympathies are extended to A.C.'s family, friends, and classmates at this difficult time.
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Love to all, Carol
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