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Odom, Bobby B.

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January 29, 1948 - May 23, 2015

Odom, Bobby B.

A celebration of life service for Bobby Blaine Odom, age 67 of Garland, Texas will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, May 25, 2015 at ARIA Memorial Chapel.  Bobby was born on January 29, 1948 in Dallas, Texas and passed away on May 23, 2015 in Plano, Texas.

Bobby graduated from H. Grady Spruce High School and then went on to receive his BSEE in Electrical Engineering.  He served our country in the United States Air Force from 1969-1973 and was stationed at Beale Air Force Base in California where he worked on the electronic components on the SR71 Spy Plane.

He married in 1971 to his beloved wife of 44 years, Dulcinea “Del” Odom.  He loved to play soccer and enjoyed coaching his daughters when they played soccer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Mattie Maedeyl Odom and a brother, Henry Odom.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Dulcinea “Del” Odom; children, Lisa Saldana Huffman (Robert), Tony Saldana, Mark Saldana, Christopher Odom (Traci), Kimberly Saldana Bleau (Justen) and Monica Saldana (Nicholas); 9 grandchildren, Ryan, Sheila, Brandon, Rebekah, Samantha, Mark, Jr., Valerie, Aiden, and Riley; 7 Great Grandchildren, Dylon, Abigail, Westin, Chase, Ethan, McKenna, and Chayton; brothers, Dana Odom (Joi), and George Odom; sisters, Debra Odom Kelley (Tom) and Elizabeth Odom Cross.

Bobby loved all of his family and enjoyed spending as much time with him as he could.  He will be deeply missed by them all.

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
214-306-6700

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Connie Lusher

May 24, 2015 8:37PM

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family for your loss. Bobby was a great guy and I am lucky to have been there when he and Del met and eventually married. I still remember the great times we had while he was based at Beale AFB in California. He will be missed.337


Sheila Mitchell

May 24, 2015 7:45PM

Bobby was the sweetest most honest generous man I've ever known. He loved his family very much & his friends & he will be greatly missed. I know I will miss him & I loved him dearly but I know he's in heaven now with his mom & dad & Henry Lee & my mom & dad & our grand parents & their all celebrating. He's in God's hands now. Rip Bobby I love you!!!


Norma Camp Wiley

May 24, 2015 7:10PM

Our Lord will wrap His arms around you and comfort you as only he can. May you take comfort in knowing that a love like yours and Bob's is rare and truly a gift from a loving Father.


Mary and Stan Taraba

May 24, 2015 6:21PM

Our prayers are with the family.


Shanon Lusher

May 24, 2015 5:30PM

Uncle Bob, I never got the chance to know you well, and I am sorry that the distance between us prevented that. My heart still is heavy that you have left this earth. But I am glad that you are now free. You will be missed & not forgotten. Rest in peace Uncle Bob.


Sheila

May 24, 2015 4:58PM

We love you Papaw. Rest easy till we meet again