Michael Odom

Michael Odom

URBANA – Michael L. Odom, 73, of Urbana died Sunday (Jan. 6, 2013) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

There will be a funeral service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St. in Champaign. There will be a visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in Urbana.

Michael worked as an auto mechanic until his retirement. He then worked at the Urbana VFW.

He married Shirley in 1965; she survives. Other survivors include their chidren, Steven Long of Sidney, Julie Sides of Sidney, Brenda (Doug) Riney of Urbana, Kenneth Odom of Champaign and Mike (Jill) Odom Jr. of Urbana; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Condolences may be offered at www.owensfuneralhomes.com.

Shella Chace wrote on January 08, 2013 at 7:01 am

Mike is my cousin, and he lived with us for a few years when we were young. I have only good memories of Mike. I know he will be missed.