WILLIAM EDWARD "EDDIE" ODOM, JR.
William Edward "Eddie" Odom, Jr., 60 of Panama City, passed away October 16, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family. Eddie was born in Panama City into an Army family. He lived in numerous cities in the US and overseas, graduating from high school in Germany. Eddie lived most of his adult life in Panama City, and worked as a driver and service tech for Lincare Medical Equipment Company. He was a member of the St. Andrew Baptist Church and Mike Reed's Sunday School Class. Eddie enjoyed watching the Dallas Cowboys and Atlanta Braves, and was an avid card and board game player. He was preceded in death by his father, William E. Odom, Sr.
Survivors include his wife of 19 years, Robin Odom; his children, Justin Flint (Kala) and Danielle Odom, all of Panama City; his mother, Carol Ann Odom of Panama City; 4 brothers, Jimmy Odom (Cindy Lou) of Ohio, Robert Odom (Leslie) of Tennessee, and Johnny and Marty Odom, both of Panama City; 2 sisters, Gale DeLeon and Cindy Tennyson (Ken), all of Panama City; and numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives.
A Celebration of Life service for Eddie will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, October 24, 2020, at the Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Morris Denman and Dr. Mike Claunch officiating. Inurnment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Chapel from 1:00 pm until service time at 2:00. Please observe social distancing and face covers at the Chapel. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Center of Hope at St. Andrew Baptist Church.
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