Herman O'Dell

Obituary of Herman O'Dell

Herman “JR” O’Dell 1955-2021 Herman “JR” O’Dell, 65, Kansas City, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2021. He was born August 17, 1955 in St. Joseph, Missouri to Herman and Norma (Redmond) O’Dell. JR enjoyed watching Westerns, local news, going to the casino, fishing and making people laugh. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Terry Lee O’Dell; grandson, Cody O’Dell; and sister, Gloria Swanson. Survivors include children, Christina Hernandez (Eduardo), Herman S. O’Dell, III, Robert J. O’Dell; grandchildren, Toby, Leo, Alex, Eddie, Cristian, Selena, David, Cassandra, Courtney, Austin, Jordan, Christopher, Bethany, Winter, and Oakley; 10 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Services pending, Simplify Cremations & Funerals. In lieu of flowers, food or charitable donations, the family is requesting donations to honor Herman by clicking on the Red Donate Now button below. If you wish to donate you may leave an online message for the family which can be viewed by clicking on the Tribute Wall tab. You may also choose to remain anonymous. All donations will be directly deposited to our funeral home. If you are unable to donate, click on the Facebook tab or the "Copy this Tribute link" button located next to the ‘donate now’ button. The success of the fundraiser depends on how well it is shared on Facebook - social media platforms, email and text. The O'Dell family thanks you in advance.
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