Benjamin O'Dell

February 22, 1945 ~ July 3, 2018 (age 73)

Benjamin O’Dell, our Dad, our papa, passed away suddenly on July 3, 2018, in Kansas City, Missouri. Born February 22, 1945, he leaves behind his children Jon E. O’Dell and Christina O’Dell Ufferman (Mark), his grandchildren Nikolas E. and Andrew Benjamin Ufferman, his twin brother, Dennis O’Dell (Delores), and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by his wife Darlene, his parents, sisters Ruby and Mildred, and his brother Junior.

A memorial service celebrating Ben’s life, love and memories will be held at 7 PM on July 31, 2018, at Tower View Baptist Church. A gathering will precede the service beginning at 5 PM. Although we are saddened by Ben’s death, we rejoice that he is once again reunited with his wife with whom he shared 54 years.  Share online condolences at

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