Joseph Wayne Odom

Published 5:07 pm Friday, September 28, 2012

Mr. Joseph Wayne Odom, 55, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 in Flomaton.
He was a native of Bay Minette, and a resident of Perdido, for the past five years. He drove race cars and motorcycles and was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jerry Miah and Mary Isabell Odom, and Joe and Evie Coleman; two brothers in law, Ben Johnson and Paul Hutto, one nephew and two great-nieces.
He is survived by his father and mother, Jim and Jeanette Odom of Bay Minette; his wife, Ruby Wilson of Perdido; a son, Jimmy Joe (Tiffany) Odom of Atmore; two stepsons, Daniel (Elaine) Sheets of Poarch, and Jesse Wilson of Perdido; a daughter, Katrina (Rickey) Anthony of Brewton; one stepdaughter, Gwen Wilson of Perdido; eight brothers, Jackey (Shelia) Odom of Nokomis, Johnny (Sandra) Odom of Stapleton, Donald (Charlene) Odom of Barnett Crossroad, Arthur (Susan) Odom and Claude (Becky) Odom, both of Atmore, Jerry (Tangie) Odom of Eclectic, Eddie (Faye) Odom of Perdido, and Tommy (Voncile) Odom of Brewton; six sisters, Gayle Johnson of Poarch, Carolyn (Gary) Posey and Isabell Odom, both of Flomaton, Joyce (Debbie Fisher) Odom of Del Rio, Texas, Jenny Hutto of Bay Minette, and Linda Fink of Gulf Shores; nine grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 29, at 10 a.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Daniel and the Rev. Tony Richburg officiating. Burial will follow at the Pineview Cemetery with Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home directing.