February 10, 1957 - January 07, 2022
Paul Michael O'Dell, 64, of Topeka, KS passed peacefully in his home on January 7, 2022 with his wife and children by his side. He was born February 10, 1957 in Washington D.C.
In 1982 Paul married the love of his life, Sally Crenshaw in Great Bend, KS. Together they had 2 children Jeremiah and Kelsey.
He worked for many years in the oilfield before returning to school. He got his Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from Washburn University. He spent the rest of his working years advocating for underprivileged people.
He is survived by his wife and both children, all of Topeka. His siblings James of California, Felma (Sis), Gary, Irving (Jim), Brett (Randy) and Robin all of Missouri also survive him. He left behind 2 beautiful granddaughters Braelynn & Brinley, many nieces and nephews as well as numerous friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Irving J. and Betty (Frederick) Hudson, by his brother Charles (Dave) O'Dell and by his son from a previous marriage Devon O'Dell.
Celebration of his life will be at 3:00, February 12, 2022 at the Rosewood Event Center 3216 SW 29th Street, Topeka, KS. The family is requesting donations be made to Midland Hospice.