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James Richard O'Dell

May 14, 1954 — June 1, 2023

Cheyenne

 

James Richard “Digger” O’Dell, peacefully passed away on June 1st, 2023, at the age of 89, surrounded by loved ones at the Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne, WY.

James was born on June 16th, 1933, and his departure leaves a void in the hearts of all who knew him. James was preceded in death by his sister Sharron Marie Freehling and his beloved wife, Nancy Joan O’Dell (Wilcox), whose memory he treasured until his final days. They married on May 14th, 1954, and shared countless cherished moments together. James is survived by his sister, Jeri O’Dell-Spong Priest, and his brother, David W. O’Dell. He leaves behind a legacy of love and strength through his four sons: Dennis (Robin) O’Dell, Randall (Lisa) O’Dell, Douglas (Tanya) O’Dell, and David W. (Carolyn) O’Dell. As well as his ten grandchildren and twenty-one great-grandchildren. James took great joy in spending time with his family. His legacy will continue to flourish through the love and values he instilled in every one of them.

A memorial service will be held at Schrader, Aragon & Jacoby Funeral Home on June 14, 2023, at 11:00 am

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Visitation

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Mountain time)

Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home

2222 Russell Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82001

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

11:30am - 1:30 pm (Mountain time)

Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home

2222 Russell Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82001

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Burial

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

1:00 - 1:30 pm (Mountain time)

Cheyenne National Cemetery

Hildreth Rd, Cheyenne, WY 82009

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Reception

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

2:00 - 3:30 pm (Mountain time)

Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home

2222 Russell Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82001

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