Thomas G. O’Dell

Thomas G. O'Dell

Avoca - Thomas G. O'Dell, 60, passed away Sunday (Jan. 24, 2021) at his home on State Route 415, after a long illness.

Born in North Hornell on May 3, 1960, he was a son of Gerald and Mildred (Schoonover) O'Dell.

He attended Avoca Central School and also attended a truck driving school in Florida. He traveled the country as a truck driver and also was employed as a mechanic.

An avid outdoorsman, he loved to hunt, fish and enjoyed riding his motorcycle and quad.

His surviving family includes his mother, Mildred O'Dell; his father, Gerald (Donna) O'Dell; one son, Corey O'Dell; one daughter, Amy Jones; two grandchildren, Kailen and Dallas Jones; three sisters, Debbie O'Dell, Denise (Ben) Stansfield and Kristie O'Dell; also many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by one brother, Kelly O'Dell; maternal grandparents, Hiram and Florence Schoonover; paternal grandmother, Della O'Dell and one uncle, Warren Schoonover.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

The Avoca Funeral Home, 22 N. Main St., Avoca is honored to assist Thomas' family with the arrangements.

Online condolences or remembrances of Thomas are welcomed on the Facebook page of Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc. or at www.bishopandjohnsonfuneralhome.com.

Posted online on January 31, 2021