Richard Douglas “Ricky” O’Dell
July 19, 1961 – November 23, 2018
Richard Douglas “Ricky” O’Dell, 57, of Huntingtown passed away November 23, 2018. He was born July 19, 1961 in Cheverly and raised in Calvert County. Ricky graduated from Northern High School in 1979. He married Alessia Shindel in 1986 and they lived in Chesapeake Beach before settling in Huntingtown in 1991. He was employed as a painter with Local DC 51 in D.C. for over twenty years. After retiring, he was employed by Calvert County Public Schools for fifteen years. Ricky enjoyed golfing, going to Ocean City and body surfing. He was also a life-long, die hard Minnesota Vikings fan.
Ricky is survived by his wife of 32 years Alessia Maria O’Dell, children Ashley Rose O’Dell of Lusby, Dr. Richard Sean O’Dell and fiancée Dr. Alyssa Henshaw of Huntingtown and Kevin Michael O’Dell, a Senior at Huntingtown High School and beloved granddaughter Bella Rose Menendez. Also surviving are his father and step mother Roger and Connie O’Dell of Chesapeake Beach, mother and step father Mary and Gerald Donovan of Chesapeake Beach, brother Roger Lee O’Dell, Jr., sisters Veronica Marie Fleming and husband Richard and Mary Elizabeth Lanham and husband Michael, aunt Rosalie McGovern as well as many other beloved aunts, uncles and cousins.
Thursday, November 29, 2018