Douglas Ervin Odum

Douglas Ervin Odum, Sr., 63, husband of Laurie Taylor Odum, passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018 at his home.

Born on March 5, 1955, in Georgetown, he was a son of the late Bertis DeWitt Odum and the late Mary Alice Mathis. Mr. Odum was a member of Maryville Pentecostal Holiness Church and enjoyed fishing and helping others.

Survivors include his wife of Georgetown; four children, Douglas Odum, Jr. (Brittany) of Andrews, Alecia O’Donnell (Robert) of Georgetown, Shawn Cooper of Summerville and Landon Small of Georgetown; five grandchildren; two sisters, Starr Edwards (Bobby) of Georgetown and Cynthia Rogers of Georgetown; one brother, Buck Odum (Teresa) of Georgetown; a sister in law, Julie Odum of Georgetown; eight nieces, Tina Wilder, Tibbie Mathis, Fonda Odum, Michelle Kelly, Marcia Woods, Ashley Taylor, April Olin and Alaina Odum; five nephews, Gene Wilder, Allen Odum, Kris Cooper, Bob Mathis and Jarid Odum; a special cousin, Charles “Sputnik” Altman of Georgetown; special life time friend, Cindy Jordan; and numerous great nieces, great nephews and other family members

He was preceded in death by a brother, Elwood Odum.

Funeral services will be held at 3 PM Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Maryville Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. Tommy Cox officiating.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Sunday at the church.

Memorials may be made to Maryville Pentecostal Holiness Church, 2014 Poplar St. Georgetown, SC 29440.

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Ridgeway Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements. (843) 485-4242