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Charles Arthur ("Big O") Oden

November 15, 1942 ~ May 13, 2018 (age 75)


Funeral service for Charles Arthur "Big O" Oden, 75, will be Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 3:00 PM at Falkville First United Methodist Church with Bro. Chuck Oden officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing.  Burial will be in Falkville City Cemetery.  Visitation will be Tuesday, May 15, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Church. 

Mr. Oden died on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at Huntsville Hospital.  He was born November 15, 1942, in Morgan County to Marvin Oden and Ruby Walling Oden.  He was self employed as a logger after serving in the United States Marine Corp in the Vietnam War.  He was a member of the Forest Hill Baptist Church. His love for family, friends and country was immeasurable.  He always went beyond the call of duty in service and in life.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

"If they are remembered, they are not gone truly, they simply change duty assignments and are amongst our best... "   Semper Fi ! 

Survivors include :
his wife:Sandra Hughes Oden

One Son:
Charles Kevin Oden (Kasey Kearce)

Two Daughters:
Nikki Powell (Will) and 
Jana Lisa Holsonback (Dewayne)

One Brother:
Richard William Oden

Four Sisters:
Diane Freeman (Bill),
Denise Burchell (Jim),
Barbara Anders and 
Kay Jenkins (Alan)

Five Grandchildren:
Bailey Nicole Powell,
William Stone Powell,
Leanna Diane Powell,
Charles Kolton Oden and 
Jacob Holsonback (April)

One Great Grandchild:
Hudson Holsonback

Pallbearers will be Kevin Oden, Kolton Oden, Will Powell, Stone Powell, Richard Oden, and Adam Hampton.      

Honorary Pallbearers will be Chad Oden, Rodney Oden, Lucas Anders, Stacey Letson, Jason Logston, Jamie Logston, Michael Hughes and  Cody Hughes.   

Peck Funeral Home                   
1600 Hwy 31 SW
P.O. Box 427
Hartselle, AL  35640
256.773.2543 (Fax)

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