Van-Olvin Odom passed in peace on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at home at the age of 68. Loving and devoted husband of 46 years, to Lois Louise Scribner-Odom. He was a loving father to 4 children, “Pop Pop” to 13 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Further survived by his mother Dolores Juanita Walker, and brother Ben Franklin II. He was big brother to Edgar Thurston Odom (deceased).
He was a proud Vietnam decorated veteran, who served in the United States Navy. His expertise as an electrician bestowed him employment with the State of California as a Cal Trans Supervisor for 29 years.
Van Odom will be fondly remembered by his family and many friends as a loving father, artist, humorist, charmer, possessing a lighting bright smile, a lover of music from all genres, and most importantly, a man who lived to laugh.