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Ralph O'Dell

March 18, 1941 — December 26, 2023

Ralph joined the U.S. Army in 1959. He was a drill instructor, training young men and women to be ready for Vietnam. He proudly served his country and retired 20 years later in May of 1979.

Ralph loved hunting, fishing and camping. He was very devoted to God and his church. He loved his family and his church family at First Baptist Church. Ralph volunteered a lot of his time and could fix just about anything. He was very creative, he loved to weld and work with wood. He enjoyed Pinterest so he could find new projects.

Ralph is survived by wife, Sharon; children, Bud (Marilyn), Andrea, Teri; brothers, Dub and Ray; 2 grandsons, 3 granddaughters, 3 great grand children; numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death, Mother Josephine, Father Cecil; 2 brothers, 3 sisters, 1 son

Memorial Services will be held at The First Baptist Church of Holbrook at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 20th.

In lieu of flowers please donate, in Ralph's name, to the Holbrook Animal Shelter at the City of Holbrook office or The First Baptist Church of Holbrook.

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Saturday, January 20, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Mountain (no DST) time)

First Baptist Church Holbrook

360 1st Ave, Holbrook, AZ 86025

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