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O’Dell, James H.

Big Prairie — James H. O’Dell, age 76, of Big Prairie, died Sunday, April 17, 2022, at Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare in Wooster, following a period of declining health.
James was born on August 27, 1945, in Ovapa, West Virginia, to the late Hubert and Susan (Hanshaw) O’Dell, and served in the United States Army.
He worked for Quality Castings for 20 years.
Surviving are two brothers, David (Brenda) O’Dell of Wooster, and Richard “Rick” (Sherry) O’Dell of Big Prairie; two sisters, Rose (James) Murphy of Orrville, and Sue (Jim) Jordan of Wooster; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by, brothers, Perry O’Dell, Lowell W. O’Dell, and John J. O’Dell; sisters, Phyllis J. O’Dell, and Bonnie B. Woods.
Services will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at Crown Hill Cemetery, 1729 West High Street, Orrville, OH 44667.
Memorials may be made to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at

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