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Jack Denton Odell, Jr.

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Jack was born on March 7, 1940 and passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2019.

Jack was a resident of Texas at the time of passing.

He was a 1958 graduate of Waco High School and was a member of the Corps of Cadets (F-2 outfit) and Texas A&M's 1962 class, the final class to graduate from Agricultural & Mechanical College of Texas prior to its becoming Texas A&M University.

Upon graduation, he was admitted to the U. S. Navy's Aviation Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, FL where he was commissioned as an Ensign.

A service to celebrate Jack's life will be held on Friday, October 25, at 2:30pm in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church Richardson; a reception will be held following the service at the church's Shawver Welcome Center. Graveside services will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, October 26, at Oakwood Cemetery in Waco, TX.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project ( https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org ) or Patriot Paws ( https://patriotpaws.org/ 25 October 2:30 pm First United Methodist Richardson 503 North Central Expressway Richardson Texas Reception at Church following Service 26 October 1:00 pm Oakwood Cemetery 2124 S. 5th Street Waco Texas Jack Denton Odell Jr. ALL MEMORIES have a memory or condolence to add.

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