David Lawrence Odom, 55, of Tunnel Hill, departed this life at Hamilton Medical Center on Monday, April 3, 2017, after a brief illness. He was born on Sept. 28, 1961. He was a disabled veteran of the U.S. Air Force. David worked many years at Mohawk Industries (World Carpets.) He received an associate's degree in business management from Dalton State College. He joins his parents, John Russel Odom Sr. and Shirley Poppell Odom; brothers, Chester, John Jr. and George Odom; and his sister, Ruby Brehm.
He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Paula Odom; daughter, Jessica Odom; son, Robert and his husband, Michael Cardom; sister, Pamela Odom; sister, Marjorie Stoker and her husband, Tommy, who was a very special friend to David; sisters-in-law, Debbie, Judy and Sheila; brother-in-law, Joseph; numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of David Lawrence Odom will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the chapel of Dalton Funeral Home with Brother Tony Robertson officiating. The family will be receiving friends for visitation from 11 a.m. until the hour of service. Arrangements have been entrusted to independently owned and operated Dalton Funeral Home, 620 S. Glenwood Ave., Dalton, (706) 529-5371.
Published on April 4, 2017