He was born on Sept. 22, 1938, to Harlan A. and Ellen May (Thompson) Odell. He married Sandra Gale Borror on Oct. 3, 1964, in Altoona. She survives at their home.
Survivors include three children, Phillip Wayne Odell and Sean Andrew Odell, both of Fredonia, and Jennifer Ann Driskill of Oklahoma City, Okla.; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother; James Odell.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. today at Countryside Funeral Home with Mike Myers officiating, burial to follow at the Bachelder Cemetery. Memorials have been suggested to the Wilson County Old Iron Club and may be left with the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at: www.countrysidefh.com. Services have been entrusted to Countryside Funeral Home, 420 S. 20th St., P.O. Box 247, Fredonia, KS 66736.