Paul Edward “Doc” O’Dell
October 31, 1947- August 23, 2014
Paul Edward “Doc” O’Dell, age 66, of Huntingtown, MD passed away August 23, 2014 at Calvert County Nursing Center in Prince Frederick. He was born in Prince Frederick on October 31, 1947 to Carl Emmitt and Anna Mae (Chaney) O’Dell and attended Calvert County Schools. Doc was a skilled union carpenter and worked for various construction companies. As a younger man he was a commercial crabber. Doc enjoyed drag racing and often accompanied Donnie and Duane Marquess when they raced. He also enjoyed watching NASCAR.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Carl E. O’Dell, Jr, Donald E. “Boots” O’Dell and sister Deborah A. Kent. Surviving are his daughter Dana L. Cooley of Wake Forest, NC; grandchildren William and Alicia Cooley; two great grandchildren and siblings Linda “Susie” Dillon of Huntingtown, MD, Curtis “Snookie” O’Dell and his wife Alicia of Lusby, MD, Kathy A. Jones and her husband Grafton of Owings, MD, Randy A. Kent of Owings, MD and Donna L. Kent of Owings, MD.
Friday, August 29, 2014