John Mark O'Dell


John Mark O'Dell went to be with his Lord and Savior, Friday, April 5th, 2019. He is now at peace.
John was born on September 22, 1976 in Beckley, WV, a son of Gary Alva and Rosemary O'Dell.
In additions to his parents he is survived by a sister, Robin O'Dell Carper and her husband Jeff Carper as well as a brother Brian O'Dell and his wife Cindy O'Dell as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
John was a 1994 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School. O'Dell served in the Navy and completed air traffic control school. He attended Mountain State, Concord and Marshall Universities pursuing a business degree.
John was a 20 year electrician that was a member of the IBEW Local 466 in Charleston, WV
John had an amazing love and talent for music and played with multiple bands throughout the Virginias. He was known and loved by many and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Visitation will be on Sunday, April 14th, 2019 from 1-3 PM with the funeral service starting at 3 PM at the Melton Mortuary Chapel with the burial Sunset Memorial Park.
Published on April 11, 2019
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3 posts

Bill and Sharon Jones
Apr 17, 2019
John Mark was our nephew. I remember him with all of the other nieces and nephews having such a good time together. They would play and have a lot of fun. He will be missed, but he can have a happy time in Heaven now with the ones that went before him..
Jason Newhouse
Apr 13, 2019
Very sorry for your loss! John was my friend, great guitar player. We shared good times playing music.
Larry English Jr
Apr 13, 2019
Brian and Robin condolences go out to you and your family