Johnny Paul Odom, 47, of Vidor, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, at his residence. Born on Nov. 15, 1965 in Beaumont, to his parents, Kelba Paul Odom and Darlene Gayle (Finley) Odom, he was a lifelong resident of Southeast Texas and he worked as an automotive mechanic in the automotive industry.

Johnny was of the Mormon faith and he enjoyed fishing, martial arts, listening to Blues Music and spending time with his family.

Johnny is preceded in death by his mother, his paternal grandparents, Kelby and Dorothy Odom and his maternal grandparents, Virgil and Minnie Finley.

Those who will most cherish his memory are his father, Kelba Paul Odom of Vidor; his daughter, Sara Odom of Pineforest; his son, Kelby Odom of Pineforest; his sisters, Diane DeRamus and husband, Michael of Orange and Darla Odom of Vidor; his brother, Hershel Odom and wife, Hollie of Vidor; a granddaughter on the way and numerous extended family.

Services to remember Johnny’s life will be at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the Vidor Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on Highway 105 in Vidor. Officiating will be Bishop David Ochoa from the church. Rite of Committal and Interment will follow services in Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in Orange.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Monday at Dorman Funeral Home in Orange.

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