SPRINGFIELD, IL – William O’Dell, 85, died at 11:59 pm, Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at St. John’s Hospice. He was born December 24, 1929 in Springfield. He married Eloise Zimmerman and she survives him.
Also surviving are three sons, Herschel (Fran) O’Dell, Wesley (Deana) and Patrick (Debbie) O’Dell all of Springfield; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; two sisters, Helen Hall of Springfield and Peg O’Dell of Arizona, several nieces, nephews and cousins and canine companion, Bella.
He was preceded in death by two daughters, Billie Gean O’Dell and Marsha O’Dell; one brother, John and one grandchild, William.
William was a US Veteran serving during the Korean War.
Graveside Service: 11 am Friday, April 3, 2015 at Oak Hill Cemetery with Reverend George I. Heineman, Sr. officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.