October 18, 2010 ROCK Bluefield Daily Telegraph 
Bobby Eugene Odle, age 75, of Rt. 2 Box 196 (Windmill Gap) Rock, W.Va., passed away Saturday, October, 17, 2010 at his residence. Born December 24, 1934 in McComas, W.Va., he was the son of the late Harry and Victoria Spicer Odle. Mr. Odle was a retired coal miner and a U.S. Marines, Korean War Veteran.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Floyd Odle; one sister, Ruth Odle; two sons, two stepsons, Timmy and Jerry Church.

Survivors include his wife, Sadie Church of the home; one son, Ricky Odle of Texas; one daughter, Vicky Coats; five brothers, Harry Odle, Jr. of Princeton, W.Va.,  Tomie Odle and wife Gladys of Matoaka, W.Va., Jimmy Odle and wife Tressa of Matoaka, W.Va., Roscoe Odle and wife Susie of Matoaka, W.Va., Lonnie Odle and wife Cindy of Rock, W.Va.; two sisters, Sylvia Green and husband Larry of Jacksonville, N.C., Nacy O’dell of Salem , Va.; seven stepchildren, Jimmy Church, Frances Owens, Frankie Church, Raymon Church, Tressa Odle, Kathy Key, and Karen Woody.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell, W.Va. with the Reverend Alan White officiating. Burial will follow in Odle Family Cemetery at Conner Mountain, W.Va. where the WV Honor Guard will conduct military graveside rites.

Friends may call Monday, October 18, 2010 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.



Bobby was my 1st cousin and was born and raised on the Conner Mountain section of McComas.  His mother Victoria was my father's sister and such a sweet loving person.  Bobby will be greatly missed by his family listed below.  This photo was taken of him in August 2010 at his parents house on Conner Mountain as the family gathered to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of his brother Skip and his wife Gladys.


1 Victoria Gertie Spicer b: 27 May 1911 d: 04 Sep 1998 in Salem, VA

. +Harry Franklin Odle b: 24 Aug 1907 d: Sep 1977 Father: Floyd Odle Mother: Purlanina Isabel Reed

2 Harry A. "Peanut" Odle

. +Shirley E. Sigmon b: 08 Jan 1936 in McComas, WV d: 30 Oct 1992 in Matoaka, WV Father: Lemo Early "Roy" Sigmon Mother: Theora Jones

2 Jimmy Odle

. +Teresa Church

2 Lonnie Odle

. +Cynthia Gilmore

2 Roscoe Odle

. +Susan Unknown

2 Sylvia Odle

. +Larry Green

2 Tomie "Skipper" Odle

. +Gladys Unknown

2 Floyd (Boots) S. Odle b: 22 Aug 1929 d: 25 Jun 2002 in Ohio

2 Ruth Odle b: 22 May 1931 d: 08 Aug 1932

2 Bobby Eugene Odle b: 24 Dec 1934 in McComas, WV d: 17 Oct 2010 in Windmill Gap Mercer Co, WV

2 Nancy Elaine Odle b: 17 Jul 1942 in Mercer Co, WV

. +Eugene Ollie O'Dell b: 29 Jan 1939 in Lamar, Mercer County, WV d: 08 Feb 2004 in Salem, VA Father: Ollie O'Dell Mother: Nannie Jane Roberts