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Curtis Dean "Bud" O'Dell, Jr.

March 20, 1948 ~ January 24, 2022 (age 73)

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Curtis Dean “Bud” O’Dell, Jr., age 73, passed away on Jan. 24, 2022 at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS.  He was born on Mar. 20 1948 at Stafford, KS., the son of Curtis D. and Ruby Jean (Munden) O’Dell, Sr.  Bud was a Truck Driver for the Oil Industry.  He graduated from St. John High School in 1966 and was a life-long resident of St. John. He attended the Antrim United Methodist Church and was a member of the NHRA.  He was a U.S. Army Combat Veteran in the Vietnam conflict receiving his Expert Marksmanship award.  Survivors include his mother, Ruby O’Dell, St. John, KS.; a son, Craig O’Dell, Dallas, TX.; three daughters, Vanonda (Kevin) Kannady, Seagoville, TX., Tammy Neighbors, Great Bend, KS., Amy Robinson, Hutchinson, KS.; sisters, Deanna (Russ) Shelton, St. John, KS., Nancy Berens, St. John, KS.; foster sister, Connie McKnight, Ava, MO; 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his father Curtis, Sr.; a sister, Linda Toms; grandchildren, Paige Fagan and Ashton Asbury. Visitation will be on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022 from 1-7PM at Minnis Chapel, St. John, with the family present from 5-7 P.M.  Funeral service will be 11:00 A.M., Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022 at Minnis Chapel, St. John, with Rod Lyons presiding. Burial, with military honors, will follow at the Fairview Park Cemetery, St. John, KS.  Memorials may be given to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in care of Minnis Chapel, P.O. Box 34, St. John, KS  67576.

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January 28, 2022

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Minnis Chapel, Inc.
526 E. 4th Ave., Box 34
St. John, KS 67576

Funeral Service
January 29, 2022

11:00 AM
Minnis Chapel, Inc.
526 E. 4th Ave., Box 34
St. John, KS 67576

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