Odell Boyer Jr.
September 19, 1926 ‒ August 16, 2018
Odell Boyer Jr., 91, of Delaware passed away early Thursday morning, August 16, 2018 at the Ohio Living Sarah Moore Home.
He was born September 19, 1926 in Delaware to the late Odell Sr. and Grace Irene (Brightmeyer) Boyer and later proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy during World War II.
A lifelong Delaware resident, Odell worked for Columbia Gas for many years and was a member of the Delaware Bible Church where he served as a deacon, church bus driver and game leader for the AWANA program.
Left to cherish his memory is loving wife, Prudence (Arnold); sons, Odell Michael (Irma) Boyer of Topeka, Kansas and Jeffrey (Renea) Boyer of Delaware; daughter, Patricia (John) Peters of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Jeff, Matt, Lenora, Cohen, Lori, Daniel, and Kimberly; great-grandchildren, Miranda, Morgan, Joshua, Madilyn, John Daniel , and Brooklyn; sister, Clara (Larry) Green of Delaware; numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Odell was preceded in death by his brother John and 3 sisters Katie, Ella and Mary.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, August 19, 2018 from 2 – 4 pm at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William Street), Delaware, where services celebrating his life will be held on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.
The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve this veteran and his family.
To share a fond memory of Odell or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com