Kevin Dean Odom, 42, of Orange, passed away Nov. 17, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.
Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 21, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City with the funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Pastor Lee Wagliardo of Journey Community Church in Lumberton. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Orange.
Born in Orange, Aug. 1, 1973, Kevin loved rebuilding and racing cars, especially Mustangs. He worked as an auto mechanic for Superior Tire in Nederland. Kevin was a loving son, brother, companion, and step father.
He was preceded in death by grandparents, Joyce Thistrup and Corbit Odom; aunt and uncle, Rita and Jeep Cartwright.
He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Sherry and Will Parish of Orange; father and stepmother, Jay and Mary Odom of Brookeland; longtime companion, Laurie Saunders of Bridge City; step children, Shelby Ash, Justin Ash, and Tyler Ash; sister, Julie Cammack and husband, Terry of Bridge City; niece, Alyssa Strickland; nephew, Lance Cammack; grandparents, Dorothy Akers and Margie Schultz of Orangefield; aunt and godmother Diane Speece and husband Mike; uncles and aunts, Mickey and Ethel Odom, Danny and Vicki Odom, Craig and Mary Ann Odom; stepsisters, Alyson Parish and Haley Parish; step brother, Nathan Parish and wife Lindsey and numerous loving family and friends.
Serving as pallbearers will be Louis “Bubba” Long, Jeremy Gothia, Trevor Latiolais, Jason Vice, Justin Ash and Tyler Ash. Honorary pallbearer is Charles Saunders.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to the nurses and staff on the Oncology, fourth floor at St. Elizabeth Hospital.