Edward Charles Odom, 84, of Athens, passed away Friday, December 4, 2020 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville.
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He was born in Blairsville, GA and was a resident of Murphy, NC and Athens, TN and was the son of the late Clinton and Truley Odom. He was also preceded in death by sister, Pauline Anderson, and brothers, Ray and Randall Odom.
He was a graduate from Tri City Barber College and owner of TWC Barber shop in Athens; his career spanned over 60 years. His hobbies included oil painting, fishing, golfing and he was a devoted member of East Athens Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 61years, Alene Ledford Odom of Athens; daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Harry Fisher of Hixson; two sons, Scott Odom and Alan Odom and his partner Darla Hester all of Athens; 2 granddaughters, Jordan (Chris) Henderson and Kaetlyn Carnley; 3 grandsons, Nathan (Alyssa) Odom, Jonathan McHugh, and Mathew Odom; and 4 sisters, Lucille Crisp and Opal (Ronald) Bates all of Murphy, NC, MonettaKinser of Blue Ridge, GA, and Bobbie Wright of Ackworth, GA.
A graveside service will be conducted, 1:00 pm, Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Copperhill, TN with Rev. Mike Dannel officiating.
Pallbearers will be Nathan Odom, Trey Shubert, Jonathan McHugh, Harry Fisher, Chris Henderson and Michael Yates.